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Millennials match Baby Boomers as largest generation in U.S. electorate, but will they vote?
From: Pew Research Center FactTank
(Numbers in the News)
Date Accessed: 12/9/2016
Mr. Goldman and Ms. Weintrop's Assignment
Newspaper Capture Sheet
Use this to take notes on your newspaper article and record the citation for your works cited list.
Website Capture Sheet
Use the website capture sheet to take notes from your source and to record information for your citation and works cited list.
Ms. Lamphier's capture sheet for media center resources
Use this sheet to remember the special features of each resource, how to find the resources and record the home use passwords.
Mr. Moose's Assignments
Mr. Moose's Global Issues culminating activity
Click to see the assignment, rubric and cover page for your assignment.
Mr. Moose's Peace Studies culminating activity
Here is your assignment and cover sheet.
Online Databases (Passwords are on Edline under Media Center)
Global Issues in Context (Gale / Cengage)
Great source, international in scope. Provides reference, magazine and newpaper articles, links to relevant advocacy organizations, and multimedia.
Opposing Viewpoints Resources in Context (Gale / Cengage)
Old faithful! Provides reference, magazine and newspaper articles, images, and more. Tends to be a bit more US-centric.
ProQuest Research Library Prep (formerly ProQuest Platinum) (ProQuest)
Journal and newspaper articles on current topics.
SIRS Researcher (SIRS)
Use this database to find quality articles and great websites. Look for "Leading Issues" and find pro/con articles. Also click on the icon for Global Impact for a more international perspective on your topic.
Use Noodlebib to create your works cited list. Share your list electronically with your teacher.
Your teacher will provide a class enrollment ID and class password for this assignment.
Assess Your Websites
Website Evaluation Tool (11th & 12th grade)
Use this tool to determine if your source is friend or "faux."
BBC: The World at 7 Billion
Find out your place in the world.
BBC Country Profiles
Guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.
C.I.A. World Factbook
US government publication that provides overview of countries in several areas and tool to create country comparisons.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Department of State Background Notes
US government publication that provides an overview of current situation in countries around the world.
Doctors without Borders
International Labour Organization
International Rescue Committee
Jane Addams Peace Association
Pew Research Center
A non-partisan non-profit that researches and tracks trends and data on issues affecting modern life.
Pros and cons of controversial issues.
United States Institute of Peace
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