Library: Middle School History
The GALE Global Issues in Context database has excellent history and current events resources
Research women who made and are making history!
Visit Mrs. Hogan's website for links to resources on specific assignments.
Link to Mr. Spear's Homework Assignments
Check the library catalog (esp. WebPath Express ) for info on your topic
- Look up your topic in an encyclopedia
- Learn basic facts about the major religions of the world
- Get more details about world religions from the BBC page on Religions and this site has a timeline of religions and their sacred texts
- For country research, I recommend the US State Department and the BBC site
- For current news try GALE online databases (see me for home access)
- Click on DICTIONARIES for terms and vocabulary at Grolier's If you use Google, remember to use ADVANCED SEARCH.
General Information about Researching Countries and Issues
You can get news from your country from a newspaper published there
At BBC news click on COUNTRY PROFILES on left. Select your country from the drop down list and Click GO. You will find Q&A, Key Stories, Video, Timelines etc.
Wondering what the MPH library has on your country? Try typing your COUNTRY NAME into the library catalog
Wikipedia is useful for getting an overview of a topic. Read about how to use it for research and note the information is more reliable if you use the links in REFERENCES, BIBLIOGRAPHY and EXTERNAL LINKS.