The Big 6 Research Process
The Big 6 provides a framework for teaching information literacy skills. Explore this site for tools to learn, apply, teach the steps of the Big 6. The Big 6 integrates information search and use skills along with technology tools in a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks. The Big 6 information problem-solving model is applicable whenever people need and use information.
Information Seeking Strategies
Location and Access
Use of Information
Big 6 Website Official Big 6 website by developers Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz.
Collaborative Planning Worksheet Use to facilitate collaboration between classroom teacher and teacher librarian.
Big 6 and the MYP Design Cycle
Big 6 Blackline Masters for teacher use
Middle School Big 6 Lesson Plans from Companion
Big 6 Overview
NewsBank's Big 6 Resource Center Resources and activities for each Big 6 step.
Online Big 6 Resources Links to additional sites
Research Framework Inspiration graphic organizer developed by Kirstin Duckett
Doing Research Online Tutorial (hit arrows at bottom of page to proceed)