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Social Studies Invention Project

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Library Visit 5 Hard-to-find topics


Library Visit 1

Learning Target: I will learn how different types of sources. I will copy notes on a digital notecard and identify the source and paraphrase the information. I will create a Google folder to keep my Inventions pages in. I will keep track of all of my sources in a source page. Find an image for your model.

Formative Assessment: Using Google Drive, create a folder titled "Inventions" Add documents titled "Sources" and "Digital Notecards".

LESSON:

Types of Sources:

sources

Image Source: http://ucsd.libguides.com/MCWP/sources

Review Project

How to Find Information in the Library

Read information from a book on your topic

Search Wikipedia - Use this source only once in your bibliography. Check the facts in other sources.

Wikipedia is good for:

1. An overview of your topic

2. Finding key words or search terms

3. References

TASK Open up two or more tabs in Chrome to go back and forth between webpages.

TASK CREATE a folder titled INVENTIONS which includes two documents - SOURCE PAGE and DIGITAL NOTECARDS. Share your folder and documents with your partner.

TASK CREATE two digital notecards with information on your topic. See Project Instructions

TASK Find an image for your model.

Copy this example and paste into your notecard doc

EXAMPLE OF A DIGITAL NOTECARD

Take notes on your topic. Your digital notecard could look like this:

1 Paste the citation or URL (website address) or copy the title of book and author (IMPORTANT)

2 Paste your copied Notes from a website or book. If you are using an image, say so or just paraphase if you don't copy notes directly.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

3 PARAPHRASE your notes into your own words. (IMPORTANT)

TYPES OF REQUIRED SOURCES

You will need a minimum of 4 sources from:

Book
Encyclopedia
Website - remember the 5 W's

Add all sources to your source page. You can paste in the URL and type in title of book for now.

 

EXIT PASS:

Read about your topic. Show your teacher two digital notecards and your Inventions folder in Google Drive.

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Library Visit 2

TASK Open up two or more tabs in Chrome to go back and forth between webpages.

Learning Target: I will learn how to find useful and valid information on websites, books and Encyclopedia Britannica Online. I will continue to copy notes.

Continue finding valid website and books.

Websites:

Read The 5 W's

See Useful sites for hard-to-find topics

Locate information using Encyclopedia Britannica Online - User Name : kailua Password: kailua

TASK:

  • Continue taking digital notes 
  • Type up area 2 or 3
  • Make a model plan when you are finished finding information

Formative Assessment: I will create 5-7 or more (total) digital notecards using at least 3 sources. Continue adding sources into your source page.

EXAMPLE OF A DIGITAL NOTECARD

Take notes on your topic. Your digital notecard could look like this:

1 Paste the citation or URL (website address) or copy the title of book and author (IMPORTANT)

2 Paste your copied Notes from a website or book. If you are using an image, say so or just paraphase if you don't copy notes directly.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

3 PARAPHRASE your notes into your own words. (IMPORTANT)

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TYPES OF REQUIRED SOURCES

You will need a minimum of 4 sources from:

Book
Encyclopedia
Website - remember the 5 W's

 

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Library Visit 3

Learning Target: I will find a primary source and a photo on my topic and continue take notes.

TASK Open up two or more tabs in Chrome to go back and forth between webpages.

Find a photo, patent, quote, advertisement or other primary source. Google Images is a search engine, not a website. If you go there, you need to go to the website the photo came from and cite the source.

Ask Mrs. Nullet if you need help finding a primary source. A primary source is an artifact from the time period, such as a document, patent, advertisement, quote, newpaper or magazine article from the time period.

Formative Assessment: I will write my research Action Plan for my time in the library and complete my plan by the end of class. See Project Details

Library Visit 4

Learning Targets: I will create a bibliography citing my sources, according to my teacher's requirements. I will evaluate my research progress and create an Action Plan for today.

PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS: Before printing we want to see on the same document:

  1. Background paragraph
  2. Impact paragraph
  3. Photo
  4. Primary source
  5. Bibliography

Once everything is ready, check with us before printing

TASK: Use EasyBib in your Google docs (see Add-ons on the Toolbar) - As you use sources, make sure you cite your sources in your Source Page listing all sources by URL (website address) and/or title of book and author.

Remember to open up two or more tabs in Chrome to go back and forth between webpages.

TASK
  • Continue taking digital notes 
  • Type up area 2 or 3
  • Create your bibliography
  • Make a model plan when you are finished finding information

Requirements for Sources in Bibligraphy. You need at least one source from a:

Book
Encyclopedia
Wikipedia - remember the 3 ways to use it.
Website - remember the 5 W's


See your teacher if your are having difficulty finding sources.

View Bibliography MLA Guide to Citing Sources

Formative Assessment: I will write my research Action Plan for my time in the library and complete my plan by the end of class.

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Library Visit 5

Learning Target: I will continue to evaluate my research progress and create an Action Plan for today. Continue adding sources into your source page.

Formative Assessment: I will write my research Action Plan for my time in the library and complete my plan by the end of class. See Project Details

TASK Open up two or more tabs in Chrome to go back and forth between webpages.

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Useful sites for hard-to-find topics

Factories

http://www.ushistory.org/us/25d.asp

Search terms Lowell System, Samuel Slater, 19th century factory workers

Colt revolver

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/theymadeamerica/whomade/colt_hi.html

http://www.history.com/topics/samuel-colt

Water-powered Spinning machine

http://www.mosi.org.uk/media/34352411/richard%20arkwright.pdf

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/objects/RyHIgvgsSeCYGZRl4Ep5RQ

Revolving Cylinders Printing Press

http://www.historybuff.com/library/refearlypress.html

1846 Cylinder Printing Press
Richard M. Hoe creates a revolution in printing by rolling a cylinder over stationary plates of inked type and using the cylinder to make an impression on paper. This eliminated the need for making impressions directly from the type plates themselves, which were heavy and difficult to maneuver.

Cylinder Press


Repeating rifles

http://www.civilwar.org/education/history/warfare-and-logistics/warfare/smallarms.html

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