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Overview of Marking

Period

Project

From Mrs. Karkoska's Handout:

  • “One time per marking period, you will be expected to complete a written review of a mathematics magazine article, journal article, online article, fiction, or non-fiction book. Reports are worth 30 points with details below.”

Assignment Guidelines:

  • Select print or online reading from list below. These items can be found in the CMS Library, Mrs. Karkoska's room or online.
  • Read one article (Orchapter if selection is from a ftiction or nonfiction book) that specifically deals with a mathematics topics. This means mathematical topics such as mathematicians, or other topics related to the mathematics.
  • Write a review about the reading. The format follows:
  • Title Page (4 points)

  • ...Name
  • ...Date
  • ...Period
  • Summary (10 points)

  • ...Summarize the article
  • ...What is this reading about?
  • Reaction (08 points)

  • ...Did you enjoy the reading? Why or why not?
  • ...What new learning did you gain from the reading?
  • One-Page Typed (04 points)

  • On Time Submission (04 points)


  • Mathematics reports are due by the end of each marking period.
  • One report is due per marking period for a total of FOUR reports.
  • Reports may be submitted early.

Mrs. Karkoska's Handout


Recommended

Resources

Book Resources


Magazines in Print Resources:


Subscription Databases:

CMS: Proquest: eLibrary Science

  • This database can be searched directly with appropriate topical keywords.
  • It is recommended for this project that you use the directory under the "Topic" tab at the top of the Interface Search screen. Mathematics is a main topic and there are several sub-topics to choose from.
  • The @Home access username and passwords are available in the Password Booklet each student was given in library classes. This is a ProQuest database.

CMS: Gale: Student Resource Center Junior


* This database can be searched directly with appropriate topical keywords.
  • "Mathematics" is in the "Popular Topics" list that is on the of the search box. Once you are in this focus "results list" you will find a list of articles and focuc sub-categories in a hypertext list on the left hand side of the screen.
  • The @Home access username and passwords are available in the Password Booklet each student was given in library classes. This is a Gale database.

Power Library: EBSCO: Student Reference Center

  • This database provides a very nice focus feature. If you click on the "Math" button on the left hand side of the basic search screen your searches on the following search screen will focus on mathematics articles related to your search terms.
  • @Home Access: This is a ACCESS PA Power Library database so access is made available through the Lancaster Public Library website. In order to access this database @home you must have the number on the back of your current Lancaster Public Library Card. Click on the Access Power Library Icon on the Lancaster Public Library webpage to get to the sign-in webpage.

Websites:

MLA Citation Support

For help writing MLA Bibliographic Citations for the article(s) found for this assignment visit the following webpages:


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This webpage was last updated on: 20 October 2009
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