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1 Source Cards and Note Cards Made Easy! I love research!

2 1 Walsh, Frank. The Montgomery Bus Boycott. Milwaukee, WI: World Almanac Library, Print. TJW Each Source card will have a different number. The number should be in the upper right hand corner Your initials need to go on EVERY CARD. Always write them on the bottom left corner Source Card for a Book Underline book title when you hand write. Hanging Indent: This is required on source cards whenever you move to the next line! COPY THIS SAMPLE SOURCE CARD ON ONE OF YOUR OWN.

3 Accomplishments 1 On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks didnt want to sit in the back of the bus anymore. TJWp.5 Place the number of the source on each note card. This way you will know where the information came from. Your initials need to go on EVERY CARD. Always write them on the bottom left corner Write the page number on the bottom right side of the note card. This way you will know where the information came from. Note Card This is called a slug. It is a subheading that helps you organize your information. This appears at the top of ALL note cards.

4 Place the number of the source on each note card. This way you will know where the information came from. Your initials need to go on EVERY CARD. Write the page number on the bottom right side of the note card. Accomplishments 1 The bus driver called the police when Rosa Parks would not get out of the seat. TJWp.5 Note Card The slug. Your subheading. COPY THIS SAMPLE NOTE CARD SO YOU CAN LOOK BACK AT IT Write your paraphrased note.

5 Note Card Reminder One note per card UNLESS ideas are closely related and preferably can be listed. Here is an example of a card that connects to drought. 3 Effects Water shortages Crop damage Loss of groundwater TJWNP (no page)

6 Now your turn… Information from the book. Use this to complete a sample book source card. Some of the information you will NOT need. Pretend this is your first source. Title: Rosa Parks: Freedom Rider Author: Ruth Ashby Lexile: 1110 City of Publication: New York, London Pages: 124 Year of Publication: 1998 and 2008 Photographer: Stu Jackson Publishing Company: Sterling Publishers

7 Exchange your note card with someone nearby This is what you need to look for: Source number in the upper right hand corner. Author last name, first and then period. Book title underlined, capital letters for important words and period after. Hanging indent for all lines after the first. City of publication capped with colon. Include two letter capped state abbreviation if city is not well- known. Publishing Company, with caps and written exactly as seen in book. You cannot decide to abbreviate if they didnt. Comma follows this. Most recent year of publication followed by a period. The word Print followed by a period. Initials in the lower left hand corner.

8 How did you do? Ashby, Ruth. Rosa Parks: Freedom Rider. New York: Sterling Publishers, Print. 1 TJW Look at all of the wonderful punctuation marks and capital letters! Did you get them all?

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10 Source Card for an Encyclopedia Author. Topic. Name of the Encyclopedia. Edition. Medium. 2 Manning, Kenneth R. Rosa Parks. World Book Encyclopedia ed. Print. TJW Each Source card will have a different number. The number should be in the upper right hand corner Your initials need to go on EVERY CARD. Always write them on the bottom left corner Do you know where to find the author of an encyclopedia article? COPY THIS SAMPLE SOURCE CARD ON ONE OF YOUR OWN.

11 Place the number of the source on each note card. This way you will know where the information came from. Your initials need to go on EVERY CARD. Write the page number on the bottom right side of the note card. Background 2 Grew up on farm outside of Montgomery, AL TJW p.389 Note Card The slug. Your subheading. This is what a note card would like from the encyclopedia source.

12 Note Card Reminder #2 One note per card please UNLESS ideas are closely related and preferably can be listed. Here is an example of a card that connects to drought. 3 Effects Water shortages Crop damage Loss of groundwater TJWNP (no page)

13 Unit Requirements You will need a source card for each of the following books: Your historical fiction or narrative nonfiction book Your history book At least TWO other book sources used for research.

14 Students who have a teacher (Mrs. Idlas, Miss Hayes, or Mrs. Wittmann) initial their source cards tend to do better on the Works Cited page. One Very Important Tip

15 History Book Source Card 1 Creating America: A History of the United States. Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell, Print. TJW Copy and save this as one of your source cards.

16 Enjoy the Process Enjoy your Topic


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