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P-12 Research

Research is a defining quality of the Breck curriculum, beginning in preschool.

By the end of 4th grade students will be able to:

  • Cite sources using beginner NoodleTools
  • Evaluate sources for accuracy and currency
  • Identify the components of a research process model
  • Write a report using multiple resources including both text and electronic

By the end of 8th grade students will be able to:

  • Cite sources using NoodleTools/EasyBib
  • Evaluate sources for accuracy, quality, currency and bias
  • Follow a research process model
  • Conduct research using multiple resources including both text and electronic
  • Write without plagiarizing

By the end of 11th grade students will be able to:

  • Cite soures using advanced NoodleTools/EasyBib
  • Use multiple citation styles
  • Evaluate sources for currency, relevance, accuracy, authority and purpose
  • Follow a research process model
  • Conduct research using multiple resources including both text and electronic
  • Write without plagiarizing
  • Differentiate between fair use and copyright infringement