3 Then press Enter on your keyboard. Go to the address bar and type inThen press Enter on your keyboard.
4 In the search box, type in the name of your animal In the search box, type in the name of your animal. Then click on Google Search.
5 Now you will see a list of website Now you will see a list of website. Scan through and see which ones look promising! If you see one that looks like it will provide you with some information, click on the hyperlink and you will go to that website.NONOYESYESYESYES
6 Search for three interesting facts about your animal. You want your facts to make sense be simple and easy enough for a first grade student to read and understand.Write the facts in your own words on your scratch paper. Do not copy them straight from the website.You need to include the habitat, food, and a description of the animal.
7 Make sure you write down the website that you are getting your information from exactly as it is written in the address bar.You will write:
8 Remember to use your back and forward buttons to navigate your way around the internet. Not all websites will be a good source of information, so you will want to go back to the list of websites that you found on Google.
9 You also want to search for a picture of your animal You also want to search for a picture of your animal. When you find a picture of your animal, write down the website exactly as it appears in the address bar so you can go back to it later.
10 Now once you are finished researching your animal (meaning you have 3 interesting facts, and you have a picture of your animal that you are going to use), check with a teacher to make sure everything is correct BEFORE you move to the next step!!!
11 Open Microsoft Word by double clicking on the icon Open Microsoft Word by double clicking on the icon. You will see a blank white page. Before you begin any typing, you will need to set up your page correctly.
12 Directions to Set Up Page Open Microsoft Word Click on File - Click on Page Set Up - Click on Margins1.5-top.75-bottom1.00-right1.25-leftClick OKClick on Format - Click on FontArial18Click on the Center Icon on the toolbar to center your textNow begin typing your document.
13 Type your information onto the computer Type your information onto the computer. Once you are finished typing, edit and make any necessary changes that need to be made. Be very creative and remember that we are creating a book. We want our work to look professional and well done, so we want to do our very best work. Make sure that your font, size, and margin settings are correct.
14 Now add your picture. Go the website where you found the picture. Right click on the picture and then click on Copy.Go back to your Microsoft Word document, and then right click on the page. Click on Paste and you will then see your picture.You may move your picture to the top of your page by selecting it (clicking on it) and then dragging it to the designated location.
15 Save your document by clicking on File, then click Save As, then name your file "Your name here" and click OK.
16 Once everyone has completed their pages, I am going to compile them all into one book and present it to your class.