Speeches

Inspiration

TED under 20 – Talks from scientists, musicians, innovators — all in their teens.

Finding a Topic:

Speeches Topic Search – Before coming to the library, spend some time searching for topics in our databases.

Library Catalog (OPAC) – do a subject search on a topic of interest to see what is available to help narrow the focus.

Note Taking:

Day 2: 6th Speech Topic Search

Day 4: C.A.P. test for open internet searching

Databases

USING DATABASES FROM HOME – here are all the usernames and passwords

Britannica School Online encyclopedia for general reference.

SIRS Discoverer – a periodical database for students (easier to read)

Gale – Opposing Viewpoints

SIRS Issues ResearcherPros and cons on 360+ (and growing) complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day.

Gale – Student Resources in Context

EBSCOHost

Teen Health & Wellness – features health related articles and self-help tools

ed1stop– “School Help” tab- use BrainPOP or Discovery Streaming for videos on your topic

HOW TO CITE DATABASES IN NOODLE TOOLS VIDEO TUTORIAL

Books:

Library Catalog (OPAC)

Websites:

BrainPOP finding quality information using “Online Sources” – to view, login with Clever

Use our Accuracy & Credibility Assessment to evaluate the source for yourself.

HOW TO CITE WEBSITES IN NOODLE TOOLS (NEWSELA EXAMPLE)

 

Last updated: 3/2/22