Project Overview:

1)Choose a topic (and have it approved)
2) Find FOUR sources about your topic; read them in order to get an overview of your topic
3) Based on what you've learned, write a thesis statement
4) Find SIX ADDITIONAL sources, using your thesis as a guide
5) Create an annotated bibliography

Throughout this entire project you will be keeping track of and entering your sources in a shared NoodleTools list.

Picture sources for PowerPoint:

LIFE

Smithsonian on Flickr

Wikimedia Commons

Flickr Commons

Military Photos

Images of American Political History

1750-1800

1800-1850

1850-1900

1900-1950

1950 on


Details for the World History paper:

What's an annotated bibliography?

Basically, it's a Works Cited page that includes summaries and descriptions of the sources. Here's an example of what your finished product should look like:


Homework handouts:

(due Tuesday, April 5th)


(due Monday, April 4th)

Resources to help you with this project:


Great for getting background information on your topic:


Research Databases and other good places to find articles, essays, and websites:

Use these resources to complete the homework:


Britannica OnlineEncyclopedia



U.S. History Sources at FindingDulcinea




Biography Resource Center


U.S. History in Context


World History in Context

OmniFile



Search the Library Catalog

Watch a video to learn how to use the catalog to find websites

More databases


Writing a thesis:

Online Thesis and Outline Generator



Citations

NoodleTools

NoodleTools video tutorials


Citation guidesheets


(to help you keep track of your source's informaiton)

How to cite your source


(what to do once you're in NoodleTools)

===Formatting your paper===

and creating in-text citations















Do I need to put an in-text citation?