Stacy Chancellor & Joana Tew
Wetumpka Middle School, Elmore County School System/ Alabama Virtual Library
This podcast gives a brief overview of how to use the person search tool in the Literature Resources from Gale database, a part of the Alabama Virtual Library. The podcast will show how to search for a scientist for a research paper in science.
Content Areas: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[S1] (8) 1: Identify steps within the scientific process.
[S1] (8) 8: Identify Newton's three laws of motion.
[ELA2013] (8) 26: Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration. [W.8.7]
[ELA2013] (8) 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.8.8]
[ELA2013] (8) 28: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. [W.8.9]
AQTS_1.A.5: Academic Discipline(s) [Ability to help students make connections across the curriculum in order to promote retention and transfer of knowledge to real-life settings.]
AQTS_1.B.3: Curriculum [Ability to select content and appropriately design and develop instructional activities to address the scope and sequence of the curriculum.]
AQTS_2.E.2: Assessment [Knowledge of the relationship between assessment and learning and of how to
integrate appropriate assessments into all stages of the learning process.]