Using the World Book Encyclopedia with 4th graderes
Using the World Book Encyclopedia Mary Ann Scheuer Emerson School, BUSD January 20, 2013
Ms. Scheuer, Emerson LibrarianAccess the Emerson Library online from home or school: http://libraries.berkeley.k12.ca.us/emerson/index.html
Using the World Book EncyclopediaOpen your web browser and locate the EmersonLibrary websiteClick on World Book link
Using the World Book EncyclopediaFrom HOME, log on: username = emerwb password = student
Using the World Book EncyclopediaBasic search in World Book Kids: enter key word
Using the World Book EncyclopediaChoosing key words - think about it!Sometimes it’s easy - search for a person’s nameOther times, think of more general topics lizards vs. blue tailed skink
Using the World Book EncyclopediaChoose the best article - read descriptions!
Using the World Book EncyclopediaRead and think about the article
Using the World Book EncyclopediaWrite down your citation - you’ll need it for yourbibliography
Using the World Book EncyclopediaDifferent World Book encyclopedias might give youmore informationLook for icon at the bottom of the screen
Using the World Book EncyclopediaSearching in World Book Student
Using the World Book EncyclopediaResults in World Book Student - read descriptions!
Using the World Book EncyclopediaRead article slowly - these are longerPrint if needed
Using the World Book EncyclopediaReview: Go to Emerson library website to access World Booklink Log on from home: username = emerwb; password =student World Book Kids: for 3rd - 5th grades World Book Students: for 6th - 8th grades Remember to write down citation to use with yourbibliography
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