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
    • 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
  • 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 and SweetSearch)
    • 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