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Media Center Essential Question How can I be an effective user of information?

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1 Media Center Essential Question How can I be an effective user of information?

2 Task Definition Global Research Learning Targets Using Database Source I will use NC Wiseowl’s database to find an electronic source on my global research topic. I will use my electronic source to find facts about the people, economy, government, land, cities and history on my global research topic. I will use my electronic source to cite my electronic source using MLA format.

3 Information Seeking Strategies Online Databases What are they? Online Collection of Resources – Many Published Encyclopedias, Magazines, Newspapers, Web Sites, Podcasts, Videos, Maps, and More Why use them? Reliable Information Authoritative Content Published Content Accessible Anywhere you have Internet Access

4 Information Seeking Strategies NC WiseOwl  Student Research Magazines Newspapers Books & Encyclopedias Biographies Radio & TV Transcripts Country Reports State/Province Reports Primary Source Documents Photos, Maps, Flags  Other Sites Encyclopedias E Books AP Images Points of View Newspapers Subject Databases Specialized Databases NoveList Careers Videos  Groiler Online The New Book of Knowledge Groiler Multimedia Encyclopedia Encyclopedia Americana Amazing Animals of the World America the Beautiful Lands and People New Book of Popular Science Encyclopedia for Spanish Speaking

5 Location and Access Locating Database Sources NC WiseOwl Google Chrome NC Wiseowl High School Zone Specialized Data Bases Lands and People Username/password

6 Use of Information Database Source -Note Taking Sheet Open Note Taking Sheet Keyword Search – Using NC Wiseowl/Lands and People Scan Article Take Notes on Topics (Total 5-7 Facts on Each Main Topic) Locate, Copy & Paste MLA Citation to Note Sheet Organize Works Cited (Alphabetically and Double Spaced with proper indentation) Save Work to Folder

7 Synthesis and Evaluation Completed Note Taking Sheet Header Sources 5-7 Facts on Each Main Topic MLA Citation Teacher Grade for Research – RubricRubric


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