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Finding and Citing Sources Using Literature Resources from Gale

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Joana Tew

Stacy Chancellor


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Wetumpka Middle School, Elmore County/ Alabama Virtual Library

Overview:

This lesson demonstrates the steps to use Literature Resources from Gale as a search tool. It further demonstrates the process of citing the sources and using the citation tool. The program offers citations in MLA or APA format and will export the citation.


Length: 3:23

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[ELA] (2) 12: Utilize research skills to collect and record information on a specific topic.
[ELA] (3) 12: Demonstrate retrieval skills needed to research a topic.
[ELA] (4) 12: Organize information on a specific topic obtained from grade-appropriate reference materials.
[ELA] (6) 14: Use organizing and paraphrasing in the research process.
[ELA] (7) 12: Cite sources used in the research process.
[ELA] (7) 13: Apply steps in the research process to identify a problem or issue, locate resources and information, and present findings.
[ELA] (8) 13: Combine all aspects of the research process to compose a report.
[ELA] (9) 14: Use the research process to locate, select, retrieve, evaluate, and organize information to support a thesis on a nonliterary topic.
[ELA] (11) 12: Use the research process to manage, document, organize, and present information to support a thesis on a literary topic.
[ELA2013] (7) 27: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. [W.7.8]
[ELA2013] (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]
[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]
[ELA2013] (11) 26: Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation. [W.11-12.8]
[ELA2013] (12) 26: Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation. [W.11-12.8]

 


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