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Inquire Online Elementary Teacher's Guide

Inquire Online Elementary Teacher's Guide 6-year
Grade 4
Grade 5
Student Access: 
Inquire Online Elementary Student Handbook
Teacher Access: 
Inquire Online Elementary Teacher's Guide
License duration: 
6 years

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Online Teacher's Guide to the Student Handbook

The Inquire Online Elementary Teacher's Guide (Grades 4–5) provides you all the support you need to use the student handbook to teach 21st century skills, traditional study skills, the inquiry process, and project-based instruction.

For every chapter in the student handbook, you get fully linked standards correlations, daily lesson plans, downloadable extension and review activities, and content-area minilessons. You also get free access to the online student edition along with hundreds of downloadable templates, additional models, and links to great sites: Check out the handbook additional resources and the teacher's guide additional resources.

You can access the teacher's guide and student edition anywhere that you have an Internet connection on any device, from smartphone to Chromebook to interactive whiteboard.

If you buy the Inquire Online Elementary Classroom Set (35 student seats), you get your teacher's guide for free!

The Inquire Online Teacher's Guide has three main parts:

Part I: Presenting Inquire

  • Overview
  • Pedagogy Behind Inquire
  • Quick Tours of Inquire and Ancillaries
  • Using Inquire for Planning and Instruction
  • Assessing Student Work
  • Correlations for Inquire
  • Research Guide to Inquire

Part II: Chapter-by-Chapter Lesson Plans

  • Learning Outcomes and Standards Correlations
  • Daily Lesson Plans
  • Extension and Review Activities
  • Content-Area Minilessons

Part III: Developing Projects

  • Learning Outcomes and Standards Correlations
  • Team-Teaching Suggestions
  • Using Projects in Social Studies, Science, Math, and English

The Inquire Teacher's Guide helps you . . .

  • develop your students' 21st century skills such as critical and creative thinking, problem solving, communicating, and collaborating;
  • improve students' information and media literacy by using the library and Internet, reading to learn, taking notes, evaluating media messages, finding reliable Web sites, using primary sources, documenting sources, and avoiding plagiarism;
  • build students' inquiry skills such as questioning, planning, researching, creating, improving, and presenting; and
  • guide students to create amazing projects, from writing and graphic projects to design and community projects.

Check out these pages to learn more about 21st century skills, the inquiry process, and project-based learning.