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English Language Arts


         Video for Newspaper Project:  "How Do You Write a News Article?"


             Civil Rights
 

                       The Rise of Fall of Jim Crow Laws          http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/ 

                       Freedom Rides          http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/issues/jim-crow-laws  

   Library Databases          http://www.homercentral.org/districtpage.cfm?pageid=288



Internet Use: EXPLORERS

Christopher Columbus
 
Christopher Columbus page @ Zoom Explorers

Christopher Columbus page @ All About Explorers

Grolier Encyclopedias     Once in the encyclopedia, you must type in the explorer's name and click on the article that you want to read

 

Ferdinand Magellan
 
Ferdinand Magellan page @ Zoom Explorers

Ferdinand Magellan page @ All About Explorers


Grolier Encyclopedias     Once in the encyclopedia, you must type in the explorer's name and click on the article that you want to read

 

Internet Use: EVALUATION TUTORIAL

Website Evaluation Tutorial from Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University

 

Internet Use: WEBSITES TO EVALUATE

Group 1:

Asthma
 
A Letter from Jackie Robinson: Civil Rights Advocate and Baseball Player


Teaching with Documents: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

'Ghost Ships' found in Japan

 

Group 2:

Dehydrated Water
  
Dog Island
 
Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
 
Dihydrogen Monoxide

 

The Omnivore’s Dilemma Research Project

Suggested websites for research:

http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/117568/icode/
 
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/water-h20-life
 
http://www.challengebasedlearning.org/challenge/view/13
 
http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_bittman_on_what_s_wrong_with_what_we_eat.html
 
http://www.gracelinks.org/264/genetic-engineering
 
http://www.un.org/en/sustainablefuture/food.shtml
 
http://www.un.org/en/sustainablefuture/sustainability.shtml

Suggested articles for research:

Food around the world.” Scholastic.  Junior Scholastic Magazine, 9 May 2011.  Web.
 
Moomaw, W., T. Griffin, K. Kurczak, J. Lomax.  “The Critical Role of Global Food Consumption Patterns in Achieving Sustainable Food Systems and Food for All, A UNEP Discussion Paper.”United Nations Environment Programme.  United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, 2012.  Web.
 

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