June Chandler and Selena Skipper
Cullman County Schools-Fairview High School/ Alabama Virtual Library
Using an example of an English assignment for students to research Ancient Rome, the student uses the History Reference Center to eventually limit his/her search to locate a book source. In addition, the student learns how to sign-in and add items to his/her folder.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education, 21st Century Information Skills
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[ELA2013] (10) 28: Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; and integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. [W.9-10.8]