Use the Park View Database or World Book Online as starting points and then follow up with the websites below to research your topic. More info can be found here.
Don't forget to make a note of which websites that you use so that you may create your Works Cited. The Works Cited page can be created by using this website: https://secondary.oslis.org/cite-sources/mla-secondary-citation.
RIDE Cross Curricular Proficiencies:
Performance Indicators Relevant to this Assignment
Rhode Island School Library Curriculum Standards
Standard 1.1: Information-fluent learners use an inquiry process to connect to prior experience and background knowledge, wonder and ask questions, investigate, construct new understanding, express learning, and reflect on the process and product of learning.
Standard 2.1: Information-fluent learners use multimedia literacy skills and knowledge to deconstruct and learn from texts in multiple formats through comprehension, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation.
Standard 2.2: Information-fluent learners present their learning and ideas by constructing messages using multiple, authentic formats appropriate for the purpose and audience.
Standard 3.3: Information-fluent learners demonstrate digital citizenship by maintaining ethical decision making and behavior and avoiding the spread of misinformation in the exchange and use of information.
Common Core Standards
CC.5.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
CC.3.W.8 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
CC.6.W.1.b Text Types and Purposes: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible
sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.