Research in Context Top 10 Things You Should know

Created specifically for middle-school, this resource combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, and primary sources.

#1 Select from one of these main topic areas to browse available topics.

#2 Each main topic includes an overview paragraph to give students the key elements of that topic.

#3 Select from a wide variety of resources: reference, biographies, images, videos, audio, magazines, and news.

#4 Narrow down your search by content level (basic, intermediate, advanced), specific subjects, publication titles, and document types.

#5 Sort your results by relevance, content level, or age of publication.

#6 Save your work in a variety of way. You can save individual documents to your Google drive. Or save all of your articles to my folderĀ and then select every item in the folder to download at once.

#7 Students have tools at their disposal to assist with research:

  • Highlight & take notes within the articles
  • Citation tools
  • Translate content into multiple languages
  • Text to speech
  • Increase font size
  • Dictionary available under more

#8 Secondary teachers have access to national and state curriculum standards for Science, Social Studies and English Language Arts.

#9 Teachers can bookmark an article to receive a unique URL for that specific article, which can then be shared with students via Google Classroom.

#10 Once students have learned to navigate Research in Context in middle school, they can navigate their way through any of Gale's In Context resources.

  • Science in Context
  • Biography in Context
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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