Huck Finn Research 2012

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Huck Finn Research 2012

  1. 1. The Adventuresof Huckleberry Finn Synthesis Research
  2. 2. Keywords• Use multiple keywords in multiple combinations “Huck Finn” Morality “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” Curriculum Mark Twain Teaching Racism Education Prejudice “High school” Language Ban(ning) Race Censor(ship)
  3. 3. Advanced Searches • And, Or, Not
  4. 4. Finding Information• Scanning – Bold words, italics, different fonts – Searching for keywords or ideas – Control F!• Skimming (done after scanning) – Identify Main Ideas of a text – Read introduction, conclusion, summary, abstract, subti tles, graphs, 1st sentence of body paragraphs
  5. 5. Excerpting• To select or use a passage or segment from a selected work.• Review Example on LibGuide"Excerpt." The Free Dictionary. N.p., 2012. Web. 27 Nov. 2012. <http://www.thefreedictionary.com/excerpting>.
  6. 6. Cite All Works• Database Citations• Easybib, Bibme, or Citation Machine• Cite images as well!!

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