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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!

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SAMPLE EVENTS AND PEOPLE

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

["ACCESS VIA GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION"

 

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

Click: