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How to prepare a bibliography

 

Lesson Overview Students will learn how to properly cite sources as part of a research project.

 

Grade                           9                                                      Author-Recommended Grade Span

Lesson Length                                                                                             Lesson Number 1  of 4

 

Unit or Course              Middle Ages in Motion

Topic                            Bibliography

 

State Standards

 

6403         History and Social Science                                                                   History

 

Research, Evidence, and Point of View. Students will acquire the ability to frame questions that can be answered by historical study and research; collect, evaluate, and employ information from primary and secondary sources, and to apply it in oral and written presentations. They will understand the many kinds of uses of evidence; and comparing competing historical narratives, they will differentiate historical fact from historical interpretation and from fiction.

 

Students understand how various historical interpretations can vary according to prevailing orthodoxies of the period of their writing. Students compare a research paper using conflicting primary sources, and explain the degree to which they are able, or unable, to establish which is the more credible source.

 

6403          History and Social Science                                                                   History

 

Research, Evidence, and Point of View. Students will acquire the ability to frame questions that can be answered by historical study and research; collect, evaluate, and employ information from primary and secondary sources, and to apply it in oral and written presentations. They will understand the many kinds of uses of evidence; and comparing competing historical narratives, they will differentiate historical fact from historical interpretation and from fiction.

 

Students understand how various historical interpretations can vary according to prevailing orthodoxies of the period of their writing. Students compare a research paper using conflicting primary sources, and explain the degree to which they are able, or unable, to establish which is the more credible source.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

 

At the completion of the lesson, students will be able to:

 

1. Organize sources into primary and secondary sources.

2. Alphabetize sources

3. Cite sources properly according to the MLA format.

4. Annotate each source.

 

Essential Questions

Will students be able to properly complete an annotated bibliography.?

 

Materials/Resources Needed

MLA Handbook

 

Teacher Background/Resources What previous student knowledge is necessary?

Working knowledge of the library.

Mode of Instruction                                             Multiple Intelligence

 


Instructional Strategies (Activities and Procedures)

 

1. Students will be given a handout on how to cite a variety of sources including, encyclopedia, periodical, internet website, book and film. 2. Students will use the school library to locate each of the following sources and will, using the handout, cite each source. 3. Students will then write a brief description of how each source aided them in their research.

 

Author                                     David Mendrala                                               Date 6/11/2001

District or Organization Chicopee Comprehensive High School                     

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This lesson was created using the CLASP CST. Printed on 6/13/2001.

 

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