English 10 - Feb. 2020

Research skills pre-assessment
Answer the questions on the Google form linked below to help us identify the skills we need to teach during this project.


Topic Padlet
Add your topic and keywords you have identified during your preliminary research to your class padlet following the directions given.

Mr. Martin - 1 ACE

Add the topic you will be researching along with any other keywords that could help you narrow or broaden your search. Include your first name.


Mr. Martin - 2 BDF

Add the topic you will be researching along with any other keywords that could help you narrow or broaden your search. Include your first name.


Mr. Martin - 4BDF

Add the topic you will be researching along with any other keywords that could help you narrow or broaden your search. Include your first name.


NOODLE TOOLS

Noodle Tools

Set up your project in Noodle Tools to create your works cited page (bibliography). Log i using your Livonia gmail account. Choose "Advanced" for level.


Database
Use the databases linked below to find information on your research topic.


Opposing Viewpoints

Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.


Science in Context

Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.


Gale PowerSearch

Search newspapers, business journals and health journals.


CQ Researcher Online

Award winning in-depth coverage of topical issues written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked.


ProQuest NY Direct/SLSA Package

Searches many ProQuest databases from one interface.


Ebooks

Gale Ebooks

Ebook portal for Gale resources.


Literary Databases


Scribner Writers

More than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays covering the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from all time periods.


Twayne Author Series

Full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors.


Website

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. NOTE: May just provide the abstract, not the full text of article.


File

CRAAP Test Worksheet 2018.pdf

Use this worksheet to evaluate sources found by googling.


Research Help

Database Search Strategies

Need a refresher on how to best conduct a search in one of our databases? Watch this short video for tips.