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  • 1. Ready Reference and Almanacs By: Shamoral S. Johnson
  • 2. Almanacs can be used for ready references A ready reference answers questions such as what, where, how, who and which.
  • 3. Almanacs  Almanacs will answer the questions of who, what, where, when and how many.  Almanacs will not give information as to how some things are done  Almanacs will not give information on why a specific detail is the way it is.
  • 4. Example of a wonderful children's almanac  http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0908747.html
  • 5. Fact Monster.com  The website Fact Monster is a information source which provides various information for children.
  • 6. Why is fact monster a wonderful internet source?  Fact Monster provides a wonderful and kid friendly Almanac Section Index
  • 7. Fact s about the world can be found using Fact Monster Almanac searches  Worlds  Countries  Flags  Major Disasters and Accidents  Religion  War  World Geography  World History  World Stats and Facts
  • 8. Other important indexes that students can find in the Almanac on Fact Monster  Information about the United States  Biographies about people  Various science facts including facts computers and the internet.  Math facts including measurements, money, numbers, tables and formulas  Various facts about sports
  • 9. Word Wise  Word Wise include facts and information about books  Creature Catalogs  Grammar and Spelling  Mythology  Various Languages
  • 10. Arts and Living on Fact Monster  This section includes many subjects that are interesting to children. Subjects such as:  Architecture  Art  Business  Calendars  Data and Marriage  Entertainment  Fashion Dress  Holidays, Music and Pets
  • 11. How can I conduct a search using Fact Monster?  Searching for a topic or fact on Fact Monster is very Kid friendly  In the Search box one would type in a question or the information.
  • 12. What questions did I ask while using Fact Monster?  What are the tallest buildings in the United States?  What are the 7 Wonders of the Modern World?
  • 13. What were my results? What are the Tallest Buildings in the United States? The answer was easy to understand. I believe that it is kid friendly. The information was presented in a bar graph which included the stories, year built and height information.
  • 14. What were my results for question 2? What are the 7 wonders of the modern world? The answers to question 2 were also easy to understand and children friendly. The information included that name of the wonder, location, height, year built and various other information about the wonder.
  • 15.  Fact monster is a very children friendly website. I would encourage children as well as individuals who may work directly with children to use this website. It is fun and is filled with wonderful, educational and fun information
  • 16.  I hope you really enjoyed this slide presentation and find it as easily accessible as I. If you have any further questions please feel free to e-mail me at:  Mrs.johnson127@yahoo.com Thank you and have fun using factmonster.com