During the Explore phase students will browse through a variety of resources in preparation for developing inquiry questions.
Explain why exploring a variety of different types of resources is important.
Students will use the Stop & Jot strategy (see Guided Inquiry Design Figure 6.1) to record ideas and questions. This strategy gives students a structure for recording ideas and questions, while avoiding the tendency to start recording full-blown notes too soon in the research process.
At the end of the class session, use a modified Pair Share Protocol