Big6 - Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz

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1. #1 Task Definition

1.1. 1.1 Define the problem - What is my task? What question(s) do I need to answer?

1.2. 1.2 Identify the type of information is needed

2. #2 Information Seeking Strategies

2.1. 2.1 Determine all possible resources

2.2. 2.2 Select the best sources for the task

3. #3 Location and Access

3.1. 3.1 Locate resources (intellectually and physically)- Where can I find the information?

3.2. 3.2 Locate information within the resources - Where can in find the information within the resource?

4. #5 Synthesis

4.1. 5.1 Organize from multiple sources How will I organize my information? How will I credit my sources?

4.2. 5.2 Present the information How should I present my information? What materials/tools do I need to complete the presentation?

5. #6 Evaluation

5.1. 6.1 Judge the product - Did I do what was required?

5.2. 6.2 Judge the process - Did I complete each stage of the Big6 process efficiently?

6. Super3 is the Big6 adapted for primary students

6.1. Plan / Beginning / Before I do anything  What am I supposed to do?  What will it look like if I do a really good job?  What do I need to find out? (questions)

6.2. Do (Middle)  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 learned.  View, read, tell a story, make a picture, etc.

6.3. Review / End  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?

7. #4 Use of Information

7.1. 4.1 Engage (read, listen, view, touch, etc.)

7.2. 4.2 Extract relevant information  What do I expect to find?  What information can I use?