Research Report Joseph Golden For Mrs. Minchew’s class
Dictionary • A dictionary shows what the word means and how to use them in a sentence and what kind of speech it is. • Use guide words
Thesaurus • A Thesaurus shows all kinds of synonyms for a word and shows contrasting words and also show antonyms.
Atlas An atlas shows different maps of a state
Almanac • An almanac shows the weather forecast, the astronomical information, and tide tables of the year.
Periodical • A periodical is a magazine published at a regular intervals of more than one day or a relating to a public issued at such intervals.
Encyclopedia • A big reference work with all subjects.
Online Resources • References found on the Internet.
Bibliography • A Bibliography is a list of writing related to a given subject or a list of writings used or considered by an author in preparing a particular work.
Choose Topic • Decide what your research would be about.
Form Questions • Make a list of questions you would ask.
Identify Keywords • Choosing words for your topic.
Select Sources • Decide where you would find your information.
Skimming • Skimming is to read or glance through a book quickly or superficially.
Paraphrase • Paraphrase is to look at the author’s words and put it in your own words.
Note Taking • Note taking is to read your resources and make notes.
Organizing • Organizing means to put your work in order.
Presenting • Presenting means to show others people your finished work.