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English 2 (McElroy): Learning Objectives

Poll Questions

Where do you usually start when doing research for school?
I google it.: 58 votes (74.36%)
I go to Wikipedia.: 14 votes (17.95%)
I ask a teacher, parent, or friend.: 1 votes (1.28%)
I use books.: 1 votes (1.28%)
I use library databases.: 3 votes (3.85%)
None of the above.: 1 votes (1.28%)
Total Votes: 78

Research Assignment

Write a short paper focused on a winter holiday using at least 3 credible sources.

Today's Lesson Objectives

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • Identify search tools and search strategies for finding relevant information 
  • Find and email themselves an article relevant to their topic
  • Understand the importance of citing sources 
  • Know where to go for help citing sources
  • Paraphrase a passage of text without patchwriting