What is the Big Six?

The Big 6 are Six important steps in the process of doing research.

The Big Six is part of the Library Media curriculum for 6-12th graders in Utah.

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There’s also the super 3 for the younger kids:

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Task Definition

Plan:

Step 1. Task Definition: About what do I want to learn more?

Step 2. Information Seeking Strategies: Which resources can I use?

Step 3. Location and Access: Where can I find these resources?

Do:

Step 4. Use of Information: What can I use from these resources?

Step 5. Synthesis: How can I share what I learned?

Review: Step 6. Evaluation: How will I know I did my job well?

Source: https://www.uen.org/k-2educator/integrated/big6.shtml

Task Definition Step #1

https://www.uen.org/k12educator/big6/task.shtml

What’s the task?

Usually this comes as an assignment or instructions from a teacher/professor, but you can also come up with your own research task if you are interested in learning more about a topic for yourself.

What types of information do I need?

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Website Resources

UEN Big Six

https://www.uen.org/k12educator/big6/

LibGuide Task Definition

https://ashley.nhcs.libguides.com/c.php?g=38957&p=916853

Utah Futures: Career Clusters

See what career you may be interested in by taking a career assessment

https://www.utahfutures.org/assessments/career-cluster

Live Binder

Check the live binder for more resources.

 

 

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