The Super3 Skills
Big 6 Equivalent
Guiding Questions
Online Options
Offline Options
Plan - Beginning
When students get an assignment or a task, BEFORE they start doing anything, they should think:
  • Task Definition
  • Information Seeking Strategies
  • What am I supposed to do?
  • What will the result look like if I do a really good job?
  • What do I need to make to show what I have learned
  • What do I need to find out about in order to do the job?
  • What is my job?
  • Where can I find the information?
  • How will I know if my work is good?
  • What is my plan?
  • How is it relevant to my life?
Citing Sources
Research Rubric
Endangered Animals Report Form

Plan Poster

Animal Research Form
Do - Middle
In the Middle the students DO the activity. This is where they read, view, tell, make a picture, etc.
  • Location and Access
  • Use of Information
  • Synthesis
  • How can I do the job?
  • What can I use to find what I need?
  • Now I need to make something to show what I have learned
  • I will find the information needed for the job.
  • I can put the information together to make sense
  • I may read from books, use the computer, take notes, and draw pictures.
  • I will cite my sources of information.
Draw Tool
Spicy Nodes
Endangered Animal Game
Real or Bogus
Jog the Web

Research Organizer

Book Bibliography
Web Bibliography
3M Search Terms
Animal Vocabulary
Animal Resources
Note taking
Web Evaluation for K
Review - End
Before finishing the product and turning it in, students should stop and think -- Is this done?
  • Evaluation
  • Did I do what I was supposed to do?
  • Do I feel okay about this?
  • Am I proud of my work?
  • Should I do something else before I turn it in?
  • Did I complete the job
  • Have I proofread to make sure it is correct?
  • Is there anything else that needs to be done?
  • What will I do differently next?
  • Did I use my own words?
Assessing Project
PBL Checklist
Assessment Tools
Super 3 Review Questions
Poster Board

Additional Resources for the Super3:

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