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Presidential Paper Wolf March 2011 Take Out: 1. Writing Utensil 2. Piece of Paper 3. Pink Packet 4. Any handouts from Ms. Wolf.

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1 Presidential Paper Wolf March 2011 Take Out: 1. Writing Utensil 2. Piece of Paper 3. Pink Packet 4. Any handouts from Ms. Wolf

2 Three Main Focuses  Research Process  Note Taking  Bibliography

3 The Research Process 1.Pick a Topic 2.Get background info 3.Get in-depth info 4.Get current info or more specific info BHQ about which president Encyclopedias Books Journal Articles & Websites Figure out subtopics Figure out keywords to search w/ Print versions in library Online – Encyclopedia BritannicaEncyclopedia Britannica Check out the cart of books Search Destiny or MOREDestinyMORE Student Research Center Access Newspaper Database Selective Google searching

4 Ways to take notes

5 Label Things Label with: Subtopics and resource name

6 Practice Bibliography Pink Packet

7 Book Do the bibliography for this.

8 Book Bib Card (1) Fleming, Candace. The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look At Abraham and Mary. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books, Print. Number of Source Bibliographic Information Indent every line after first line!

9 Book – Note Card (1) P. X Basic Bio Abraham born Feb 12, 1809 Mary Todd born Dec 13, 1818 “While visiting Henry Clay’s house, Mary declares she intends to grow up and marry a president.” Bib Card Source & Page #NotesSubtopic Why use quotation marks?

10 Website

11 Website Bib Card (2) "Abraham Lincoln." The White House. Web. 23 Mar Number of Source Bibliographic Information Indent every line after first line!

12 Website – Note Card (2) web Major Dates Jan 1, 1863 – issued Emancipation Proclamation Won re-election 1864 Bib Card Source & Page #NotesSubtopic

13 Practice Bibliography EasyBib

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17 Searching with Search Engines


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