Your assignment is to choose a person you would like to learn more about. This person is your "hero candidate." You will use essential questions to guide your thinking and reading and then decide whether your candidate is indeed a hero. This research guide is your starting place for information about the project. You must use, in this order:
- at least one print book
- Encyclopedia Britannica Online
- World Book Web
- if you need more information, search for your person in Discovery Education
- if you need more information, search for your person in Nettrekker
- and if you need more information, search for your person in Sweet Search
Please ask if you have questions!
Section 3.5 of the 4th Grade D181 Information Literacy Standards:
Recognize the need for citing sources and record citation information with support.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
World Book Web
Discovery Education Videos and Images
Click on Discovery Education below and log in. Search for your hero candidate to find videos and images.
Username: your d181students.org email address
Password: your computer password
Nettrekker Search Engine for School
Sweet Search: A Search Engine for Students
PebbleGo Database: Biographies
Click on PebbleGo below and put in the username and password from your teacher. Choose Biographies, and search for your hero candidate.