5A's of Research


STEP 1 ASK

Why are archaeological sites important?

What is the role of the historian?

What is the role of the archaeologist?

What are preservation strategies?

What do I have to do for my assessment task?

You are to conduct a research enquiry into one historical site and its conservation issues and complete the submission task.

You must be focused on ONE archaeological site.  

What search terms?

Be a smarter searcher

Words in your marking criteria can help.

Historic preservation

Conserving Delphi Greece

Archaeological practice

Preserving “Ambu Simbel”

Protecting historic sites

Excavation

Archaeological site management

Archaeology and “Ancient Egypt”

Saving historic sites

Excavation and Delphi

Conservation and restoration

“Site preservation” and Pompeii


STEP 2 ACQUIRE

Newspapers 

Dig this: archaeology enters a new world – article in The Times about digital archaeology

Try archaeology

Try historic sites

Try site preservation

Videos about archeology and preservation

The role of historians and archaeologists
Vi
What is archaeology?

STEP 3 ANALYSE

Skimming –

Skimming is a reading technique meant to look for main or general ideas in a text, without going into detailed reading

Scanning –

Scanning a text is a reading technique where the reader looks for specific information rather than trying to absorb all the information

 

Research and collect your information and references.

Suggested headings for your notetaking:

Name of your archaeological site – description, location

Conservation issues

Preservation strategies

Effectiveness of preservation strategies

For references


STEP 4 APPLY

Present your research in the Research submission task

Academic language


STEP 5 ASSESS

Return to assessment

Review marking criteria

Anything missing?

Check your draft by proofreading

Finalise