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Library Research Process

Day One

1) Introduction:

2) How are you going to collect and organize the information you find?

  • MS eNotes (Research Cards) FOR STUDENTS
  • Model - Alexander/Louise/Kehe Example

3) What questions do you have?

Example

  • Think about 2 or 3 topics you are interested in exploring
  • Pick one topic eg. Body Odor
  • Brainstorm questions you have regarding your topic
  • Ways to Brainstorm:
    • Mind Map
    • Write a list
    • Doodle 
    • Whatever works for you.

4) HOW DO I SUMMARIZE INFORMATION?

Model - Alex/Louise/Kehe - Summarizing Graphic Organizer

Summarizing - Graphic Organiser

Day Two

1) Continue to research:

  • Books
  • Websites 

2) How you do know if the Website is good?

  • Evaluate the Site using the CRAAP Test!

3) Finding Finding & Evaluating Information (Book & Website) Model 

Evaluation of Information

How do I know if this is a good source to use?

Use the CRAAP Model to Evaluation Information

Currency - when was it published?

Relevance - does it relate to your topic?

Authority - does the author/organization have credentials related to the subject?

Accuracy - does it include verified facts?

Purpose - Is it to inform, sell, entertain, or persuade?

The CRAAP TEST

Standard

Health and Wellbeing Standard:

Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products and services to enhance health.

Grade 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.

Websites

BrainPOP

Animated Educational Site for Students which includes Health information.

Database Page (see tab above)

  • Click on Student & Teacher Access
  • See Username and Login information for BrainPOP

Body Talk

Puberty:  Information about me, myself, I. Body Talk is an independent, not-for-profit organization, we recognize that everybody in every family should have access to high-quality clinical services and information, and we provide a safe place for people to talk about their most intimate and personal issues.

Boys and PubertyAlmost everything a boy needs to know about body changes and other stuff
(Government of Western Australia - Department of Health)

Girls and Puberty - Almost everything a girl needs to know about body changes and other stuff
(Government of Western Australia - Department of Health)

KidsHealth.org

Here's what you'll find on KidsHealth.org:

  • Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics
  • Easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools designed to help families learn, grow, and be their best.

Stages of  Puberty  - What Happens to boys and girls 

Include facts, advice, and support for teens and parents who have questions about puberty.
(National Health Service - UK)

Information on Periods

Period Underwear Review (Choice)- Take a closer look at period underwear and see how it stacks up against pads and tampons.

Books in the main library and classroom

Choices

Articles for students about making healthy positive decisions.

Common Sense Media

A list of books from Common Sense Media specifically geared toward middle school.

Media

Books Available Online

My Body, My Self for Boys by Lindy Madaras and Area Madaras

(pdf - a copy of the entire book - please open - go to the Table of Contents and then scroll down to the chapter you need)

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My Body My Self, for Girls by Lynda Madaras and Area Madaras

(pdf - a copy of the entire book - please open - go to the Table of Contents and then scroll down to the chapter you need)

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My Body Myself for Boys and Girls - This is an image from the back of the book which shows the credentials/authority of the authors. Use this information when reviewing Authority using the CRAAP model).

 

Sex, Puberty and all that Stuff: A guide to growing up by Jacqui Bailey

(pdf - a copy of the entire book - please open - go to the Table of Contents and then scroll down to the chapter you need)

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BOOKS AVAILABLE ON SORA

Feel free to check out a book on SORA and then under OPTIONS ON SORA you can return it as soon as you are done so another student can have access to it.

Books - Classroom Library