English 10 - May 2019

Research skills pre-assessment
Answer the questions on the Google form linked below to help us identify the skills we need to teach during this project.

Topic Padlet
Add your topic and keywords to your class padlet following the directions given.

Mr. Martin - Block 1BDF

Add the topic you will be researching along with any other keywords that could help you narrow or broaden your search. Include your first name.


Noodle Tools

Set up your project in Noodle Tools to create your works cited page (bibliography).

Use the databases linked below to find information on your research topic.

Student Resources

Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted website

Opposing Viewpoints

Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.

Gale PowerSearch

Search newspapers, business journals and health journals.

CQ Researcher Online

Award winning in-depth coverage of topical issues written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked.

ProQuest NY Direct/SLSA Package

Searches many ProQuest databases from one interface.


Gale Ebooks

Ebook portal for Gale resources.

Literary Databases

Literature Resource Center

Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Its materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills.

Scribner Writers

More than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays covering the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from all time periods.

Twayne Author Series

Full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors.



Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. NOTE: May just provide the abstract, not the full text of article.

CRAAP Test Worksheet 2018.pdf

Use this worksheet to evaluate sources found by googling.