History Research for Grade 10 students

We’ll start our lesson with a look at plagiarism and academic honesty, using the tutorial “You Quote It, You Note It”. 

We’ll then look at how to cite try out MLA style with this citation overview and exercise.

Test your skills here:Online Citation Test

In addition to the databases listed on the  history handout and books that you can access through this site, you may want to explore the primary sources available at these websites:

CBC Archives

City of Toronto Archives

Library and Archives Canada

Local History and Genealogy – Toronto Public Library

Pro tip: when you’re searching on the internet for sources, try limiting your search by type “site:edu” after your search term, in order to limit your returns to university websites.

 

Welcome back!

We hope you  had a relaxing summer and a good start to this school year.  Come see us in the library to sign out books, work with friends, get help with computers, or just say hi!

Hours in the library this year are as follows:

8:30 Open

Periods 1 and 2 Open

Lunch open at 12:10

Period 3 Open

Period 4 Closed

After school open until 4pm

Stay tuned for Gaming club times!

Economics Culminating: Best Sources

Welcome back!

Use this note-taking sheet to keep track of your sources and information.  Open it with your tdsb login, then make a copy to your drive.

The TDSB Virtual Library has an excellent list of sources for Economics research.  You can access the list here. Under Grade, select 9-12, then under Subject, select Business Studies & Economics.

Good luck!  See me in the library if you have any questions.

 

I WRITE, therefore I CITE

Hey Philosophy Class, it’s time to think deeply about how we collect information and share it with others.  Today’s lesson is all about how to use APA Style.

We’ll start with this slide show:

APA Style for Beginners

And then you’ll complete this challenge:

APA Citation Challenge

And then you will be SO READY for whatever delicious research assignment gets served up next!