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Online Databases

General Information

Student Resources in Context

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Social Issues

SIRS Researcher

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History

Artemis
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Revolutionary War
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19th Century Newspapers
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Slavery

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Civil War
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Smithsonian Collection

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Newsvault

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Science
Science in Context

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We subscribe to three online databases. Each is linked above. Ask Mrs. Hamon what the usernames and passwords are to use them!

Iron Horse Library

Textbook Return Schedule

Friday, May 18th:

Bishop - 8th grade Spanish

Serzen-Dayton - 7th grade Science

 

Monday, May 22nd:

Lowe - 7th grade Spanish

Laake - 6th grade Science

Cline - 6th grade Science

 

Tuesday, May 23rd:

Keller - 7th grade Core

Mihin - 6th grade Core

Armstrong - 8th grade Science

Tsang - 8th grade Science

 

Wednesday, May 24th:

de Silva - 6th grade Core

Irwin - 7th grade Science

Scott - 7th and 8th grade French

 

Thursday, May 25th:

George - 8th grade Core

Heitman - 7th and 8th grade Core

Jones - 8th grade Core

Martin - 6th grade Core

Zinn - 8th grade Math

 

Friday, May 26th:

TenElshof - 6th grade Core

Carvalheira - 8th grade Core

Goodhue - 8th grade Core

Gonzales - 8th grade Core

Scott - 7th grade French

 

Tuesday, May 30th:

Nevins - 6th grade Core

Stevens - 6th grade Core

 

 

Helpful Information Literacy Videos

Argument Writing

Argument writing units are starting soon! Follow these links to get some help.

 

OWL at Purdue: Establishing an Argument

Plagiarism - What You Need to Know

Plagiarism is a serious issue since it's basically theft. You cannot "borrow" or steal people's ideas without giving proper credit. It does not matter if you accidentally plagiarize, or if you do it intentionally. If you don't give credit where credit is due, you have plagiarized. End of story. You MUST cite sources within the body of your paper AND in your Works Cited...even if you've paraphrased the original source.

This link will take you to a quick video tutorial about the different types of plagiarism: http://www.plagiarism.org/resources/webcasts

Need help with citations? Use these resources:

Easybib

Purdue OWL

Mrs. Hamon in the library

 

 

Battle of the Books 2016-2017

Congratulations to this year's BOB teams. Our four teams of three students each came in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place! Great work everyone...KAHOOTIE!!

 

Some good news for those of you who would like to get a head start. We have decided on 8 of the 10 titles for next year's Battle. If you would like to start reading, check out the list below. When we get back to school in the fall of 2017 I will order 10 copies of each title and hope to have the last two titles chosen.

 

Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

City of Ember by Jeanne DePrau

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman

Tesla’s Attic by Neil Shusterman

The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelly Pearson

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

 

Come see me if you have any questions.

Teacher Librarian

Mrs. Hamon

mhamon@srvusd.net

925-790-2527

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