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(IR) Inquiry and Research

Learners will pose and revise complex questions, identify and connect pertinent information, plan and prepare an inquiry process, and arrive at a plausible conclusion or solution.


  • (S1) Select a Research Topic and Develop Research Question(s)(begins in third grade)
  • (S2) Locate and Select Information(begins in second grade)
  • (S3) Organize Research Results(begins in second grade)
  • (S4) Determining Credibility and Evaluating Sources(begins in third grade)
  • (S5) Citing Sources(begins in fourth grade)

Calculation Method for Strands

Strands are larger groups of related standards. The Strand Grade is a calculation of all the related standards. Click on the standard name below each Strands to access the learning targets and rubrics/ proficiency scales for individual standards within the domain.

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