Be The Change

Unsung Heroes List

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Project Note Taking Guide: Open your email in another tab. Come back to this page and click the link. Make a copy and rename. Share with your partner(s). Begin taking notes (Read, Think, Write!).

Project Note Taking Guide (with parenthetical citations) & Parenthetical Citations Guidelines: Parenthetical citations of print resources are simply the last name of the author and the page number (Robertshaw 3), but other types of resources might have a different format. Use this link to see how to parenthetically cite different types of resources.

To find information about people, search for

Encyclopedias

Britannica School

World Book Online

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Databases

Gale – Student Resources in Context

SIRS Discoverer

EBSCOHost – search using EBSCOhost Web or Explora

ed1stop – go to Discovery Streaming videos. BrainPop also has animations for some people.

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Websites

Nobel Prize.org site

Anyone who has won a Nobel Prize can be found on this site. Search the specific person’s name for those who won the Nobel.

Books

OPAC – Do a keyword search for the name of your person or topic to see if we have a book. You cannot read the whole book about this person, probably, so use a chronology, or timeline to find main accomplishments. You can also use the table of contents and index to search for particular things you want to know.

Use the index of these books to see if your person is included:

Other Resources

Resource Evaluation: Use this guide when independently searching the web for resources.

Copy into your notes document for each outside website you use:

Outside Websites (add more as needed):

If you use sources other than the ones provided, please share your CRAAP Test evidence (see suggested questions in Resource Evaluation above):

Currency:

Relevance:

Authority:

Accuracy:

Purpose:

MLA Citation from outside source:

Last Updated: 2/5/20