Since I included the following information literacy outcomes in the Objectives of the lesson plan. I want to provide specific examples throughout the lesson to help make the application and information literacy connection clear:
1.1.a. Confers with instructors and participates in class discussions, peer workgroups, and electronic discussions to identify a research topic, or other information need
Class discussion on who to pick, criteria to use, peer discussion on draft selection.
1.2.c. Identifies the value and differences of potential resources in a variety of formats (e.g., multimedia, database, website, data set, audio/visual, book)
Print magazines, websites, podcasts, radio shows, TV shows; what are the strengths/ weaknesses of each format?
1.2.d. Identifies the purpose and audience of potential resources (e.g., popular vs. scholarly, current vs. historical)
Is the audience of a fan site or discuss board different than ESPN or Fox sports- Discuss of audience & purpose individual sources.
1.2.f. Realizes that information may need to be constructed with raw data from primary sources
Use previous season statistics to help predict and draw conclusions
2.2.a. Develops a research plan appropriate to the investigative method
Plan of where to look and how to record the info (chart or spreadsheet to record rankings) 10 pre-searched sites.
2.2.b. Identifies keywords, synonyms and related terms for the information needed
List out search terms, really, determine terms before search.
2.4.a. Assesses the quantity, quality, and relevance of the search results to determine whether alternative information retrieval systems or investigative method should be utilized
Students report out if they went directly to a site or did a general search, and the results of search
2.5.d. Records all pertinent citation information for future reference
Students write down, copy & paste, or bookmark site to record source, date published, and author.
3.2.a. Examines and compares information from various sources in order to evaluate reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, timeliness, and point of view or bias
Define criteria on the board, both students & librarian contribute- Use class discussion of criteria after each source to make judgments
3.2.c. Recognizes prejudice, deception, or manipulation
During the reporting out process, The librarian helps the class ID potential prejudice from site or compared to info on other sites.
3.4.a. Determines whether information satisfies the research or other information need
After reporting process, students determine if they want more info (if time allows use OT activity if search not satisfied.
3.4.c. Draws conclusion based upon information gathered
Vote as class to make draft pick, conclusion based on findings
3.4.f. Integrates new information with previous information or knowledge
Use initial draft voting & the results of research to draw conclusion, if results are different in ending vote compared to initial vote- discussion reasons for change.
3.6.a. Participates in classroom and other discussions
Discuss through questions & research reporting.
5.1.b. Identifies and discusses issues related to free vs. fee-based access to information
Through the results of search/ students will find areas not able to access free : CBS sports line, Fox sports Login Required: yahoo! Fee: ESPN