• Acceptable Use
    Please use this link to learn about the Acceptable Use Policy for technology for Everett Public Schools.
    Scroll to the end of page 2 and find the heading: Acceptable Use
     
    Taking Notes
     
    Note-taking Template:
       Please click on the file link
       Save to "My Documents"
       Then use to fill in information
     
     
    Evaluating Websites
     
    Evaluating Websites practice lesson:
     
    1. View the following websites and have a discussion with your partner based on the topics below* 
    http://www.watertown.k12.ma.us/cunniff/americanhistorycentral/04encountersintheamericas/Success_at_Jam.html
    http://www.serc.si.edu/education/programs/java/guide/colonial.aspx#
     
    *Search for the author ( you may need to dig deeper on the page to find another link to information)
    Decide on the purpose.
    Find the date it was last updated. 
    Did you find a logo, does it look professional?
    Are there references?
    Would it be a good website to use for your research?
     
     
    2. Look at your research questions on page one of your Big 6 packet.  Also, think about what you already know about your subject.  Come up with at least 4 different keyword searches you will try. Write your ideas on page 2 of your Big6 research packet. 
    Ex: Maryland Colony Tobacco
     

    3.  Using your keywords, locate at least one website
    that you feel is reliable, accurate, and well suited for your research on your
    topic.
     
    Citing Sources
     

    Works Cited

     

    "Christopher Columbus." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2013. Web. 14 Oct. 2013.

    Coffman, John Edwin, and William W. Joyce. "Canadian Exploration." Latin America and Canada. Chicago, Ill.: Follett Pub. Co., 1983. 23-42. Print.

    "National Historic Sites." Parcs Canada. Parks Canada, 19 Dec. 2012. Web. 14 Oct. 2013. <http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/lhn-nhs/index.aspx>.

     

    The sample page above shows examples for citing a database, a textbook, and a website.  The citations were created using http://www.bibme.org/and the citation guide from the Purdue Online Writing Lab https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/ As you create your Works Cited page, use both resources to help guide your work. 

    ABC CLIO Databases
     


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