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Grade 8 - Challenge List: Research


The Citation Guide contains information on:

  • Why we cite sources
  • Examples in MLA format how to cite certain resources
  • Links to numerous websites with citation generators such as EasyBib


The Note-Taking Guide reviews why to take notes and a variety of note-taking methods including:

  • ISB Data-Catcher
  • Cornell Method
  • Note Card Method
  • Using NoodleTools


The Paraphrasing Guide discusses why paraphrasing is important and how to paraphrase.  Paraphrasing is putting someone else's word into your own words. It shows an understanding of the subject and academic honesty.  A very important part of the research process.


The Outline Guide discusses why outlines are important.  How to create outlines, including examples of various outlines .