Step 1 - Pick your day! It should be easy since you should know your birthday!
Step 2 - Decide how you're going to organize your notes: outline format, note cards, lists. Use the organizer at the following link to help organize your information.
- Use the following resources to help you locate information. You don't
include everything, but be sure to use at least 3-5 items in each
To help you find good information, complete the activities and
Part I: Credible and Not Credible Sources
1. View the Powerpoint with information and answer the questions as you go through the slides. Be sure to take the time to try the examples; it will only help you with your assignments. When opening the links to the Power Point and Brain Pop, right click on the link and open in a new window so you can return to the webquest easier.
2. Scavenger Hunt: Students will take an interactive journey and have to determine the viability of the sources they encounter. Log on to the Scavenger Hunt file and think about the information as you go. Write down the answers to the questions you encounter on the way.
You will be given three scenarios - Choose one to complete. http://www.carpsonamission.com/scavengerhunt.carpenter.html
3. Reflections: Finally, think about what you have seen and read and reflect and comment about how it has or hasn't changed your thinking of what sources you will use. Email reflections and answer to steve_carpenter@hotmail. com. Be sure to put your name and the assignment title.
Part II: Search Engines and Databases
1. Video Assignment: Log on to the link in the assignment and sign up for the free trial to view the video on searching the internet. Click on the icon, "Computers and Internet", then click on the video, "Internet Search". Take the quiz and email me your results at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Create a bibliography page that gives credit to your sources.
- Present your information to the class by sharing the highlights. Do
your presentation but tell and share about it in your own words. You
can make a
Power Point, posters, brochure, mobile, video, movie, etc. - your
Mr. Carpenter asks, "Are you following the steps to be sure that you don't leave anything out or forget something? Order in your work will help you be successful."