May 1 and 4, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Classes

 Welcome Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English classes! Today you will be taking notes from your web site resource.
Learning Targets:
I can:
1) select a reliable website as a resource for my research paper using the CRAAP Test and rate the site.
2)  take notes from the website.
3) cite my web site using EasyBib.
Handout:
1) Note Taking Organizer: http://mhslibrary.blogs.rsu1.org/files/2010/02/note-taking-sheet-2010.pdf
Helpful Links:
1) Citing […]

May 1 and 4, 2015- Mrs. Madden’s 11th and 12th Grade English Classes

Welcome Mrs. Madden’s 11th and 12th Grade English classes!
Learning Targets
I can:
1) bookmark the library’s blog for my use.
2) select an author for my critical analysis research paper.
3) use library resources, including the Gale Student Resources in Context and MARVEL! databases, to gather information on my selected […]

May 1, 2015- Mrs. LaMarque Main’s- Honors English 12 Class

Welcome Mrs. LaMarque Main’s Honors English 12 class! Today, you will use the SIRS Online database to research a social issue and gather three to five useful articles (both pro and con; at least one article on the opposing side of your issue) to support your position on a social issue for your persuasive […]

April 30, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Classes

Welcome! Using the CRAAP Test, today you will select a credible web site as a second resource for your research paper.
Learning Targets:
I can:
1) select a reliable website as a resource for my research paper using the CRAAP Test and rate the site.
2)  take notes from the website.
3) cite my web site using EasyBib.
Handouts:
1) The […]

April 29, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Classes

Welcome! Today we are concentrating on database resources available to you.
Required Resources (3) for Your Paper:

database article
web site resource
book

Note: This is the MINIMUM requirement. Of course, you can use more than these three.
Learning Targets:
I can:
1) use one of the library’s four databases to find a useful article, which will answer my research question and support […]

April 27 and 28, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Classes

Welcome back Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English classes! I hope you had an enjoyable spring break! Now that you have selected your topic, developed your research question, and written your thesis statement, it is time to begin your research! Today we are concentrating on database resources available to you.
Required Resources (3) for Your Paper:

database article
web site […]

April 17, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Classes

Welcome Mr. O’Leary’s A2, A3, and A6 Sophomore English classes! You are doing a great job! Today, you are ready to choose your research topic, formulate a research question, and turn that question into a thesis statement.
Learning Targets:
I can:
1) select my research topic based upon my pre-research reading.
2) develop a research question based upon my […]

April 16, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Classes

Welcome! Mr. O’Leary’s D1, D2, and D5 Sophomore English classes! Today you will be conducting pre-research reading, based upon the three possible research topics you selected. By the end of the period, you will have completed pre-reading for topic #2 and #3.
Learning Targets:
I will:
1) select a resource for each of my three possible research topics.
2) […]

April 15, 2015- Mrs. Stanton’s 9th Grade English Class (C2 and C6)

Good morning! Today you will create your own poem by using a technique called “found poetry”.
Learning Targets:
I will:
1) create a poem using a found print source.
Handout:  found-poetry-graphic-organizer.pdf

April 15, 2015- Mr. O’Leary’s Sophomore English Class

Good morning Mr. O’Leary’s C1 and C4 Sophomore English class! Today you will be conducting pre-research reading, based upon the three possible research topics you selected.
Learning Targets:
I will:
1) select a resource for each of my three possible research topics.
2) read the resource material.
3) identify three key points from each source.
Handouts:
Pre-Research Reading Graphic Organizer: pre-research-reading-for-choosing-a-topic.pdf