Mr. Weidenaar Classes - Research Project

March 30, 2015 - Library

  • Content Objectives: The student will be able to....
    • Log into NoodleTools Account
    • Update NoodleTools profile, change password, create project and share with teacher
    • Log into Destiny Library Catalog
    • Search Destiny for Books and eBooks
    • Record Keywords in Research Question box


  • Language Objectives:
    • Read for understanding, Listen to directions, Ask clarifying questions, Write research question and keywords for searching


  • Define General Encyclopedias (little bit of information about many topics, example Wikipedia, Britannica, WorldBook)
  • Define books and eBooks
  • Outline of Research Good Practice Step 1 and 2
    1. General Encyclopedias - find your topic, gain background knowledge, find keywords (no notes)
    2. Books - look for specific sources through Library Catalog or Google Books
    3. Databases - most of our databases are searched through Library Catalog One Search
    4. Internet - remember what you have already learned so you can determine if source is accurate

March 31, 2015 - Library
  • Content Objectives: The student will be able to....
    • Log into NoodleTools Account
    • Log into Destiny Library Catalog
    • Search Destiny for Databases
    • Create citations in NoodleTools
    • Create notecards in NoodleTools


  • Language Objectives:
    • Read for understanding, Listen to directions, Ask clarifying questions, Write keywords for searching, citations and notes from selections

  • Define Databases
  • Top reasons to use a database
  • Outline of Research Good Practice Step 3
    1. General Encyclopedias - find your topic, gain background knowledge, find keywords (no notes)
    2. Books - look for specific sources through Library Catalog
    3. Databases - most of our databases are searched through Library Catalog One Search
    4. Internet - remember what you have already learned so you can determine if source is accurate


April 1, 2015 - Library
  • Content Objectives: The student will be able to....
    • Log into NoodleTools Account
    • Update NoodleTools profile and change password
    • Log into Destiny Library Catalog
    • Search Destiny for Databases
    • Create citations in NoodleTools


  • Language Objectives:
    • Read for understanding, Listen to directions, Ask clarifying questions, Write keywords for searching, citations and notes from selections

  • Define Databases
  • Outline of Research Good Practice Step 3
    1. General Encyclopedias - find your topic, gain background knowledge, find keywords (no notes)
    2. Books - look for specific sources through Library Catalog
    3. Databases - most of our databases are searched through Library Catalog One Search
    4. Internet - remember what you have already learned so you can determine if source is accurate


April 2, 2015 - Library
  • Content Objectives: The student will be able to....
    • Log into NoodleTools Account
    • Update NoodleTools profile and change password
    • Log into Destiny Library Catalog
    • Search Websites using selected search enginges (Google Scholar andSweetSearch)
    • Create citations in NoodleTools
    • Evaluate websites for 5 Ws

  • Language Objectives:
    • Read for understanding, Listen to directions, Ask clarifying questions, Write keywords for searching, citations and notes from selections

  • Define Internet
  • Define 5 Ws of Evaluation
  • Outline of Research Good Practice - Step 4
    1. General Encyclopedias - find your topic, gain background knowledge, find keywords (no notes)
    2. Books - look for specific sources through Library Catalog
    3. Databases - most of our databases are searched through Library Catalog One Search
    4. Internet - remember what you have already learned so you can determine if source is accurate





Exporting your Works Cited:

  • Step 1: Go to the last page of your paper, INSERT PAGE BREAK so you will be at a new empty page and your header will be at the top right of the page.
  • Step 2: Go to NoodleTools Bibliography page and select the drop down arrow at PRINT/EXPORT
  • Step 3: Select FORMATTING OPTIONS and CHANGE the last two items to: INCLUDE CITATIONS ONLY, and URLS ARE OMITTED FROM EXPORTED WORKS CITED
  • Step 4: Scroll down and select Export to Word or Export to Google Docs (match the type of file you used for your paper).
  • Step 5: Copy the Works Cited information and paste it to the last page of your paper.
  • Step 6: Verify that the Works Cited list is double-spaced with hanging indent, left margin, Times New Roman with 12 pitch.


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