Below you will find links to online resources that have been chosen by Ms. Martin to help with your assignments.
People of Good Character
Before you get started, download the Research Notes worksheet to keep track of all of the research you collect! Save a copy to your G drive.
Don’t forget to cite your sources…use the Citation Maker (MLA) to create your citations.
You need to create a Works Cited, with citations in alphabetical order, using hanging indents.
For any photos you use in your presentation, remember to number the photo in the bottom right-hand corner, and create a separate numbered List of Images Used. Do NOT cite Google Images – cite the page where the photo is posted!
Here’s a Works Cited – MLA example (including a List of Images Used) to use as a reference. Here’s the presentation that shows you how to do parenthetical references and your List of Images Used.
- Britannica School ~ when you’re using this at school, you won’t need a password; from home, see Ms. Martin for the username and password (handout in the library)
- Britannica ImageQuest ~ Access to nearly 3 Million rights-cleared images! (and they all include citations for your List of Images Used!
- Try our eBooks, plus the “Great Lives from History: the 20th Century” encyclopedia.
- Also try the InfoTrac research databases! You can access them from home with a password AND all of the citations are done for you for your Works Cited!! Canada in Context is a great place to start.
Recommended Web Sites:
- A&E’s Biography.com
- Academy of Achievement ~ click on the drop-down menu of “Achievers”
- CBC’s Archives
- The Canadian Encyclopedia
- Historic Figures ~ from the BBC; click on the letter of the person’s LAST name
- History Channel
- Catholic Information Network ~ saints, martyrs and other holy persons
- Catholic Online—Saints