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Database Resources

To access databases from outside of school, you will need to pick up the login names and passwords from the school library.

Website Resources

Book Resources

Learning Objective

Students will produce a beginning level research paper that explores and explains an appropriate topic. The assignment will consist of: research of authoritative sources, the writing of an essay consisting of an appropriate lead, thesis statement, supportive materials and conclusion, and use of MLA documentation

Examples of Strong/Weak Work

Important Vocabulary

Database - Searchable set of information that is already proven true before being published.  Databases are great to use for research with no verification needed!

Citation - A reference to another published or unpublished source.  Citations tell a reader where you found your information.

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).