• Pompeii
    Picture from http://www.destination360.com/europe/italy/pompeii
    Pompeii Project
    Latin II PreAP
    Mrs. Jennings
    Webpage by AHS Librarians

    E  xplain your assignment.

    • Check here for your assignment sheet  and rubric.
    • Formulate a major research question to address your topic.
    • Formulate a plan for your research.

     A nalyze possible sources to use.



     Use Destiny Discover to search for books.  You may use the check the book cart we have pulled books on Pompeii.  .

    Facts on File  Facts on File  Ancient & Medieval History                           

    G o get your information.
    • Notetaking organizers developed by you or your teacher can be very helpful.
    • Outlines can be created quickly and easily in a word processing program. Include your notes under the appropriate subtopics.
    • Library Source Forms can be useful because they show you what types of information you need for various sources, the correct MLA format, as well as an example.

    L earn to paraphrase, summarize, quote and accurately cite all researched information.


    • Lessons in the classroom will help you understand the difference between paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting information.
    • Be sure you understand plagiarism so that it can be avoided!
    • Record all bibliographic information as you take notes.
      • Be ready to cite your information accurately according to MLA format

    E stablish your notes and create a first draft, presentation, or any other documentation your project 
    • Did you find enough information to support your major research question?
    • Check to make sure your information is relevant as well as reliable.
      • Have you used books and online information from library databases?
    • Do you feel confident that you have evaluated information found on the Internet correctly? If not, please ask for help!
      • Keep the purpose of your research and your audience in mind as you present your information
      • Your are to synthesize your research into an argumentative paper. The product of your research should ...
        • reflect a logical progression of ideas and a clearly stated point of view
        • support a clear thesis with research evidence
        • essay must include introduction, recognition of opposing view, three paragraphs of supporting examples, and a conclusion
        • final paper must be typed in MLA format
        • include a Works Cited page
     S ize it up!
    • Did I evaluate the quality of my information?
      • Is it reliable and documented correctly?
      • Does it support my thesis?
    • Have I considered my audience?
      • Are my ideas presented in a logical progression?
      • Is my point of view clearly stated?
      • Did I use MLA format and include a Works Cited page?
    • Go for the A!