• Step 2: Find sources

    Students consider and locate all possible sources of information. Make sure to take good notes during this step and write your sources down along the way (copy website addresses (at least the links), write down book titles, etc. )

    1. Print Sources

      1. Using books, encyclopedias, magazines, etc.

    2. Electronic Sources

      1. Online Databases (Database brochure with passwords is available through the Student Library Resources (LCPS GAFE required) or you can pick a brochure up in the JML library.

      2. Pathfinders (teachers, please request topic specific pathfinders from the librarians a few weeks prior to your lesson)

      3. Wikipedia (good spot to spark your research, but not as sole resource) video (& fun video)

      4. Google and other search engines  Boolean Searching & Google like a Boss

    3. Other

      1. Primary vs. Secondary Sources

      2. Other sources as options:  interviews, video, audio recording, etc.


    Student Worksheets:
     Instructional Materials:
     See Step 4 for note sheets video:  Finding Sources 
    video: Solving the Problem
       video: Understanding Primary or Secondary Source
      web - library of congress primary sources

Last Modified on August 3, 2016