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  1. 1. “Newsmakers”<br />An event or person that has had an impact on our nation or our world.<br />
  2. 2. You should already be…<br />Divided into groups of 3<br />Each person in group should already have a topic in mind.<br />
  3. 3. Is This A Good Topic For A Research Project?<br />Will I be able to find enough information to tell the story of my person or event?<br />Are there reliable and accurate sources for my information?<br />What type of questions will help me tell the whole story of the impact and importance of my topic?<br />
  4. 4. Good Topic?<br />The Snow Storms of 2011, or Hurricane Katrina?<br />Taylor Swift or Nelson Mandela <br />
  5. 5. What’s The Secret to Picking a Good Topic?<br />The secret to picking a good topic for your research paper is to make sure you pick something you're interested in. <br />(This is something you are going to have to be spending a lot of time on, looking up news articles, books, and magazines; so make sure the topic is something that you have an interest in.) <br />
  6. 6. Books,Online Databases & Encyclopedias, Free Websites<br />Questions to ask yourself when looking for information:<br />Is the free web the right tool?<br /> What type of source is likely to contain the information I need?<br />Where am I likely to find the information I need?<br />What key words or phrases are likely to appear on the page I am looking for?<br />Check out our library for many of your information needs. <br />

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