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Trial Subscription Database until May: Marshall Cavendish eBook Collection. See librarian for username and password.

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Steps

Tips and Advice

Resources

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Topic Support Resources

Supportive Topic Resources
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Overview Resources
  • Encyclopedia Americana (In classroom)
  • World Book Encyclopedia (In classroom)
  • Encyclopedia.com (Includes Gale Resources)
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Topic Keywords and Their Main Call Numbers
  • Biography (920 and 921)
  • American History (973)

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Search Strings Resources

Sample Search Strings
  • AND (Boolean): "Valley Forge" AND winter
  • OR (Boolean): "colonial cooking" or "colonial foods"
  • NOT (Boolean): "horace mann" NOT insuranc
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Research Tools
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Recommended Resources

Books
  • EBooks related to... American History in the Gale: Virtual Reference Library
  • REF 973.8 American Eras , 8v, 1997
  • REF 973.3 American Revolution Reference Library
  • REF 973.2 Colonial America Reference Library
  • REF 973.03 Dictionary of American History
  • REF 920 The World Book of American Presidents
  • REF 920.03 Dictionary of American Biography
  • REF 920 The Lincoln Library of Shapers of Society
  • REF 970.02 North American in Colonial Times

Websites
General, Historical, American:

Primary Resource Websites

Biographical

Topical
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Understanding Resources
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Note-Taking Resources
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Designing Resources
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Producing Resources
  • Ideas: News Cast, Skit, Slide Presentation, Photo Story/Show, Graphic Organizer (Webspiration), Live Reporter, ...

Citation Support
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Evaluation QuestionsBefore "Due Date"
  • Did you meet the goals you set for yourself?
  • Did you meet your teacher's goals?
  • Could others see your personal input into this project?
  • Did you properly cite all resources use?

Before Next Project
  • How long did it take you to complete each step in the process and how can you streamline your efforts?
  • What organizational problems did you have and how can you avoid them in the future?


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This webpage was last updated on: 01 May 2010
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