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Download Historical Fiction Planning PBS - Please download the directions for the American Revolution research project. You will identify your own search engine and keywords in order to search. Continue reading
Download Moment in Time Project guidelines2010 Please use this website to assist in your research for this project Above is the link to the project directions. Continue reading
Please visit the class webpage for homework information and links to sites for test review.Class Webpage Continue reading
Sorry I am so out of it...what will happen to our old webpages at the end of May? Thanks for the information.
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Historical Fiction Book Blog Directions for on-line collaborative work: *Respond in academic language – not IM language *Be positive and polite to the person/idea you are responding to *Stay on the topic of the discussion *Do not use all capital letters....this may be perceived as shouting *Do not put your... Continue reading
Please take this pre-assessment of online reading. Online Reading Pre-Assessment Take this pre-assessment of information seeking skillsInformation Literacy Assessment Continue reading
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Researching is looking for ideas and then synthesizing what is found. There are numerous skills you must practice to research successfully. These include: 1. The ability to evaluate the quality of a source Practice RADCAB as you were taught during class. Reminder: RADCAB means Relevancy, Appropriateness, Detail, Currency, Author and... Continue reading
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Searching is locating information There are two main skills you need to search successfully. You must be able to prioritize and identify the best search engine, as well as identify key word strategies to focus the search. To master these skills please complete the following activities: 1. Choose the best... Continue reading
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This toolbox meets the following New York State Social Studies Standards:Standard 1: Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York. This toolbox meets the following Educational Technology... Continue reading
This Research Toolbox is designed to assist you during various assignments in 7th grade Social Studies throughout the school year. Initially you will use the toolbox to practice your search and research skills, which you will apply to projects later in the year. The toolbox contains web search tool links,... Continue reading
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Download Web 2.0 end of year project Please choose ONE of the following Web 2.0 tools to create a product to answer your research question. Read the above document for project directions. Toondoo This website can help you in the creation of a cartoon to answer your research question. This... Continue reading
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Slavery Reformers Research Portal Use this link for our research project. You will use this social bookmarking site to complete your abolitionist project. Download Undergroundrailroadcomputerjourney Use this link to download the project directions. Continue reading
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These websites are listed in no particular order of importance. Read the descriptions to help determine which one may best fit your search task or learning style. An attempt has been made to introduce you to less commercial sites. FOR HISTORICAL RESEARCH: ipl2 - This is a selective database that... Continue reading
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Ben Franklin said "Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later" - What is the price the Byrd family have paid in the fight for freedom? Please consider the social, economic and political impact. Give at least one piece of evidence from the text to support your claim. Do not repeat the evidence from a previous blogger. Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Lorenzo's Secret- MacNeill
Welcome to the Lorenzo's Secret Mission weblog. At a very young age, the main character in your book had to make some tough political decisions. Lorenzo Bannister must decide whether or not to support the Loyalists or the Patriots. This tremendous decision would affect him for the rest of her life. [ Remember a loyalist/tory is a person who chooses to stay loyal to the King of England. A patriot/rebel is someone who wants to break away from the King of England. A person who is neutral does not pick a side.] What is Lorenzo Bannister? [OR another main character... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Lorenzo's Secret- MacNeill
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Ben Franklin said "Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later" - What is the price the main characters have paid in the fight for freedom? Please consider the social, economic and political impact. Give at least one piece of evidence from the text to support your claim. Do not repeat the evidence from a previous blogger. Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Chains Weblog
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Using evidence from the text respond to the question: Does war unify or divide? Do not provide the same evidence as previous bloggers. Continue reading
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Using evidence from the text respond to the question: Does war unify or divide? Do not provide the same evidence as previous bloggers. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at Lorenzo's Secret- MacNeill
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You may do this at any time.....post ONE question in the comments section below. The question should be a THICK question rather than a THIN question. Also, respond to ONE question that someone has posted. Thick Questions ask you to THINK AND SEARCH - Some samples are What do you think...? What if...? What might...? How did....? What do you think...? With Thin Questions the answers are RIGHT THERE. When? Where? How many? are all examples of Thin Questions. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at Lorenzo's Secret- MacNeill
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You may do this at any time.....post ONE question in the comments section below. The question should be a THICK question rather than a THIN question. Also, respond to ONE question that someone has posted. Thick Questions ask you to THINK AND SEARCH - Some samples are What do you think...? What if...? What might...? How did....? What do you think...? With Thin Questions the answers are RIGHT THERE. When? Where? How many? are all examples of Thin Questions. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at Chains Weblog
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