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Animals: Resources

Use the resources listed on this page to help you with your animal research!

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Books in the Library

Most books on your topic will be found in the 590's section of the nonfiction books.

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Type in your topic and the click on the appropriate access point. If our library does not have what you are looking for, talk to Ms. O'Kane about requesting a copy from another school.

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After you search for your topic, you can get help with your research by using the outline to the left of the article.


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Project Requirements

B8 - Due May 29th

Write 3 detailed paragraphs about your chosen animal that must include:

      1. Characteristics/ Traits about the animal (Ex: How does it look, live, reproduce)

      2. Habitat (Where does it live, how does it live, etc.)

      3. Food (What does it eat, how does it get food, etc.)

- At least 6-8 detailed sentences per paragraph

- Correct COPS (Capitalization, Organization, Punctuation, & Spelling)

- Draw and color a picture of your animal

- List all resources used (Websites, Books, Encyclopedias, etc.)