Welcome to the Library!
Who am I? <ul><li>Mrs. Thomas. </li></ul><ul><li>Your Friendly Librarian?  Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>Your teacher?  Yes. </li...
3  interesting  facts about your librarian: 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas,  your Friendly Librarian!
#1: I am a musician 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas,  your Friendly Librarian!
#2: I  Shopping 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
#3: I’m a Mom 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas,  your Friendly Librarian! COOPER NOAH
So What? <ul><li>You can learn more by knowing your teachers/making a connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Have I made a connecti...
Who has used a library? <ul><li>Middle school library? </li></ul><ul><li>Public Library? </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs...
Why visit the library? <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Independent research: on your own </li></ul><ul><li>Group research:...
Group Research! <ul><li>We will prepare you to effectively: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
mla format  & works cited <ul><li>What the heck is “MLA?” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literally, MLA=Modern Language Association...
Works cited <ul><li>What is a “works cited” document? </li></ul><ul><li>Author, title, publication information, etc.  </li...
Activity #1: cyber-cite <ul><li>With your partner follow these directions together but on individual computers: </li></ul>...
Activity #2: citation puzzle  <ul><li>Together with your partner, find one other partner group to make a group of four. </...
noodle tools <ul><li>Set up your own account (the instructions are on the MLA citation page on the project libguide) – wri...
Now it’s your turn! <ul><li>Homework: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send Mrs. Thomas an email with: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
QUESTIONS? <ul><li>Thank you!  See you later this week!! </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas,  your Friendly Librari...
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  • While all of these steps are important, today’s lesson is going to focus on one in particular to get you started. I think it’s important to understand this particular step before we start on anything else.
  • Library

    1. 1. Welcome to the Library!
    2. 2. Who am I? <ul><li>Mrs. Thomas. </li></ul><ul><li>Your Friendly Librarian? Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>Your teacher? Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>But that’s obvious. </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    3. 3. 3 interesting facts about your librarian: 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    4. 4. #1: I am a musician 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    5. 5. #2: I Shopping 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    6. 6. #3: I’m a Mom 07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian! COOPER NOAH
    7. 7. So What? <ul><li>You can learn more by knowing your teachers/making a connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Have I made a connection with YOU? I hope so! </li></ul><ul><li>And now, we learn!  </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    8. 8. Who has used a library? <ul><li>Middle school library? </li></ul><ul><li>Public Library? </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    9. 9. Why visit the library? <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Independent research: on your own </li></ul><ul><li>Group research: with a teacher & class for a project (like you guys!) </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet place to study </li></ul><ul><li>Because you like to hang out with the librarian </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    10. 10. Group Research! <ul><li>We will prepare you to effectively: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write a paper/prepare a project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>accurately maintain and submit a properly mla-formatted works cited document. </li></ul></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    11. 11. mla format & works cited <ul><li>What the heck is “MLA?” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literally, MLA=Modern Language Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A writing format & citation style & the one you will use @ stang </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It dictates how you should format: research papers ~ in-text citations ~ works cited pages </li></ul></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    12. 12. Works cited <ul><li>What is a “works cited” document? </li></ul><ul><li>Author, title, publication information, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: do you know how to cite? </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s find out!! </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    13. 13. Activity #1: cyber-cite <ul><li>With your partner follow these directions together but on individual computers: </li></ul><ul><li>Go to bishopstang.com </li></ul><ul><li>Under “students” click on “library” then “students projects” then “Mrs. Seseske” then “To Kill a Mockingbird.” </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the “MLA Citation” tab on your project libguide. </li></ul><ul><li>In the box that is titled “MLA citation help” complete steps 1-3; read the description below the link BEFORE clicking on the link. </li></ul><ul><li>I suggest both in each partner group follows these directions so you can both take individual notes. </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    14. 14. Activity #2: citation puzzle <ul><li>Together with your partner, find one other partner group to make a group of four. </li></ul><ul><li>Please send one member of the group to Mrs. Thomas. </li></ul><ul><li>With your envelope of “puzzle” pieces (citation elements) and your “key” (what you are citing) find a table with your group and get started! You may use your notes and group discussion is encouraged! </li></ul><ul><li>When your group is finished, one member may raise a hand and Mrs. Thomas will check your work. </li></ul><ul><li>When your work is perfect, switch puzzle pieces with another group and do it again! </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    15. 15. noodle tools <ul><li>Set up your own account (the instructions are on the MLA citation page on the project libguide) – write down your login information! </li></ul><ul><li>Use any source (book, DB article, website, etc.) to test out Noodle Tools </li></ul><ul><li>This is the start of the works cited document that you will turn in with this project! </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    16. 16. Now it’s your turn! <ul><li>Homework: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send Mrs. Thomas an email with: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your class color and your first and last name in the subject line. (3 points) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The body of the email should include: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 interesting facts about YOU (3 points) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 interesting thing your learned today (not about Mrs. Thomas, but about the lesson itself) (1 point) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 sentences explaining the importance of today’s lesson. (3 points) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Send your email to [email_address] before your next session in the library. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*This assignment will count as a homework grade and be scored out of 10 points.* </li></ul></ul></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
    17. 17. QUESTIONS? <ul><li>Thank you! See you later this week!! </li></ul>07/21/11 Created by Mrs. Thomas, your Friendly Librarian!
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