Module 5 will engage students in research collaboration. They will establish group norms and develop a collaborative inquiry question. They will then continue to investigate their lens and perspectives on an individual level.

Module 5 Introduction

Provides suggested time, content, assessments, and essential questions to be used in Module 5.

Module 5.1 Engaging Stimulus Materials

Instructions on skills students will develop and strengthen in Module 5.

Module 5.1 Discussion Questions and Reflections

An assignment where students will develop questions for discussion and informal reflections.

Suggested text selections to use in Module 5.1.

Module 5.2 Goal Setting and Expectations in Collaborative Research

Instructions on forming research groups and setting goals for group research.

This PowerPoint presentation defines proper sources and what types of sources to avoid in academic research. It also provides examples of primary and secondary sources for each of the available lenses students can opt to use.

Resource for setting group norms and expectations.

Module 5.3 Group Collaborative Research

Instructions on how to set up group collaborative research activity.

This PowerPoint presentation explains the components of the College Board’s Task 1 and outlines the collaborative research process. It also explores potential challenges and best practices for group research.

Module 5.3 Mind Mapping

Instructions for group mind mapping activity.

Module 5 Final Assessment: Research Writing and Reporting

This document provides instructions on how to set up and execute the final assessment for Module 5 which includes literature reviews and responses.

This PowerPoint presentation explains the College Board’s Task 1 component, the IRR, and details six different types of literature reviews. It also highlights some common problems and tips for structure and organization.

Module 5 Final Assessment Step 1

Assignment for creating hypothetical formal proposals and research plans.

Module 5 Final Assessment Step 2

Assignment for developing an individual research report.

Module 5 Final Assessment Step 3

Assignment for informal response reflections.