My concern was not just about the credibility of using Wikipedia for academic purposes. The student just mentioned lives in Florida and formerly attended school in Texas, which is my rationale for considering those states in what follows.
The reading level was too advanced for a typical third-grader. Introducing Research Models It may surprise some readers to learn that research-based projects can begin as early as grades K–2.
Universities mandate that professors given students rubrics or some form of assessment guideline.
Remember, the rubric for the course on the assignment sheet you’ve been given, you will find a general rubric in the class syllabus, or the professor will include a rubric with an assignment sheet.
Some school districts develop specific resources on this topic.
For example, library media specialists in the School District of New Berlin (WI) developed a series of research guides and templates, organized by grade-bands.
Fortunately, elementary learners can hop on the Research Rocket at the online portal Kentucky Virtual Library: How to Do Research and find an interactive and engaging tutorial designed just for them.
Content might also benefit classroom lessons and discussions, particularly in K–2 when students are learning to read.