Reminders & due dates
2/13 in Library - get a database article on your topic and fill out source log
2/14 in Library - get a website about your topic and fill out source log
2/15 in Library - get your fourth source and fill out source log
2/17 - 2/20 - Long Weekend! READ your sources, learn more about your topic!
Tues. 2/21 - in Library - Learn how to use Noodle tools and create a Works Cited page
Wed. 2/22 - in Library - finish Noodletools
WORKS CITED (Bibliography) -- use Noodletools!
World Book Encyclopedia Online
A reference book like World Book -- or even Wikipedia are great STARTING points. You need to jot down key words about your topic to research later in other sources. And,World Book online has links out to related articles, websites and More !
POWER LIBRARY DATABASE RESOURCES
For the 6th grade research project, Mrs. Scott recommends SIRS Discoverer (a part of Power Library) as a great database resource.
Websites to use if your topic is Biography
Other Good Reference Book
There are many great books in the REFERENCE SECTION. Reference books are good to use for research because they condense the most important pieces of information about your topic into short articles. Here are just a FEW of the good ones:
REF 306.03 Encyclopedia of World Cultures
REF 305.4 Woman's Almanac
REF 503 New Encyclopedia of Science
REF 920 Profiles in American History
REF 940.53 World War II Almanac
REF 970.004 Encyc. Native American Culture
REF 973.2 Dictionary of American History
And there are TONS more, just ask Mrs. Scott for advice.