Information Literacy Toolkit: Using Scholarly Sources (Synthesizing Sources)
This assignment asks students to read, discuss, and synthesize sources of information. Making this process explicit helps students to avoid plagiarism and to consider the most efficient ways to read sources, particularly scholarly articles.
Use the lesson plan, slides, and assignment below. Feel free to adapt and remix this assignment.
Using Scholarly Sources Activity
Sample Lesson Plan
- Bridge the GapAll exercises adapted from Brianne Markowski and other library staff at the University of Colorado (Creative Commons Licensed).