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Fun Reading and Library Quotes
“The more you read, the more things you will know.” Dr. Seuss
“A Library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” Henry Ward Beecher
“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.” Andrew Carnegie
Compare and Contrast
Contrast is looking for differences among two or more things. Compare is looking for what is similar or what the two or more things have in come with one another. ,
Venn Diagrams, Graphic Organizers, and Checklist
Tools and Tips For Compare and Contrast (includes helpful worksheet for creating a Venn Diagram to discover similarities and differences)
Types of Literary Genre
Dictionary: A dictionary shows word meanings and pronunciations.
Thesaurus: A thesaurus shows words with similar meanings and are grouped together.
Article: Research Like a Librarian: Using "Big6 Skills" for Better Grades!
Note: This article includes a link at the end for a free worksheet for organizing a research paper and research. http://big6.com/pages/lessons/lessons/big6-writing-process-organizer.php
Free Big 6 Quiz
To begin, click Start. Click Next to progress through the quiz. As you click an answer choice, you will see Correct or Incorrect. Any incorrect responses will also show you the correct answer. A printable certificate is available at the end of quiz showing your quizresults.
Citing A Reference
What is APA Format?
APA format is the official style of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is commonly used to cite sources in psychology, education, and the social sciences. The APA style originated in a 1929 article published in Psychological Bulletin that laid out the basic guidelines.
What is MLA Format?
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is frequently used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.
Test Taking Tips Resources
Tips For Before and During The Test
Psych Out Your Test With These Tips from Psychology Today