Selena Skipper & June Chandler
Cullman County Schools - Fairview High School/ Alabama Virtual Library
Students will learn how to use the Student Research Center Database in AVL to gather information about an assigned project - Timeline: Evolution of Computers. Students will also be introduced to MLA citations. The goal is to have students become familiar with the intricacies of the database and what it has to offer.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Technology Education, Information Skills
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[IL] (0-12) 6: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
[ELA] (9) 14: Use the research process to locate, select, retrieve, evaluate, and organize information to support a thesis on a nonliterary topic.
[TC2] CA2 (9-12) 10: Analyze capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technologies.
[ELA2010] (9) 27: 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; 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]