Welcome to the Wiki for the 8th Grade Research Skills Class!


The purpose of this wiki is to give you all of the information you will need for this class.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What is a Wiki?
    • A wiki is a website that allows anyone to add, delete, or revise content by using a web browser.
    • Our wiki can only be edited by someone with the password and who has been granted permission by the person who created the page

  • What are our Classroom Rules?
    • In the library we show our best behavior in the following ways.
      1. To get Ms. Johnson's attention we raise our hands and wait to be called on.
      2. We keep our hands, feet, objects, and unkind words to ourselves.
      3. We stay on task.
      4. Our Mouths are gum free.
      5. We walk in the classroom.
      6. We Follow directions the first time.

  • What are we going to learn in this class?
    • In this class we will be focusing mainly on research skills.
    • We will focus on one method of conducting research known as the Independent Investigation Method (IIM) with added supplemental materials and lessons through out the year.
    • Some of what we learn will be up to you and what you want to learn more about.

  • Do we get a grade for this class?
    • Yes this class is considered an exploritory and you will recieve a grade.
      • Participation = 25%
      • Assessments and Projects= 25%
      • Classwork= 25%
      • Notebooks= 25%


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