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Notorgiacomo: Historical Events Project: Home

Quote: People and their Times

"In a certain sense all men are historians."  - Thomas Carlyle: Essays: On History

Remember . . . .

"History is herstory, too." - Author Unknown

Quotes from: "The Quote Garden" August 2018

Research Steps

1) Have topic approved by Mrs. N:

An event from history and  a person who witnessed the event


2) List possible Search Terms and "Search Phrases"  for e-searching:

2 Search terms and/or "search phrases" (2+ words) for both the event and the witness!


3) Use  the Databases and Google Advanced Search 

Combine search terms/"search phrases" to locate 6 sources:

2 Reference articles from either Salem History or the World History in Context database 

1 Biography article form the Biography in Context database

1 Photograph from the Biography in Context database

1 Magazine article from any database

1 Web Article using Google Short Code


5) Save the citations for the 6 sources in Noodletools

6) Read, highlight, take notes, and make notecards for each source

7) Write first draft and final draft and print out Works Cited Page!



The Best Search Terms (nouns) and "Search Phrases" are NOUNS!  (person, place, thing or idea)

My event:  First heart transplant

Event                          Search term  / "Search Phrase(s)"             Key Individual         Search Term/"Search Phrase(s)"                                                                                                                                     

Boy plays with old diseased heart after transplant                                                                 Christiann Barnard interview, 1967

AP/World News

NOODLETOOLS: Step by Step!

I. Log in to your LSA Gmail Acct & NoodleTools



II. Create a "New Project" 

a. Type in title = Your Famous Person

b. Click MLA citation format

c. Click "Junior" Citation Level

II.  From "Dashboard"

a Type in Research Question = Your Famous Person

b. In Middle "Sharing and Collaboration Box" :  Public View - Keep Open to Public Access

c. In "Sharing ?" Box - Click on Share with a Project Inbox  - Drop Down/Select:

Your Teacher's Last Name: Assignment