Ready Reference and Almanac- Fact Monster

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Ready Reference and Almanac- Fact Monster

  1. 1. Ready Reference and Almanacs By: Shamoral S. Johnson
  2. 2. Almanacs can be used for ready references A ready reference answers questions such as what, where, how, who and which.
  3. 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. 4. Example of a wonderful children's almanac  http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0908747.html
  5. 5. Fact Monster.com  The website Fact Monster is a information source which provides various information for children.
  6. 6. Why is fact monster a wonderful internet source?  Fact Monster provides a wonderful and kid friendly Almanac Section Index
  7. 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. 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. 9. Word Wise  Word Wise include facts and information about books  Creature Catalogs  Grammar and Spelling  Mythology  Various Languages
  10. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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

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