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Create a news paper like report on a country of your choice.  Student's will use Microsoft Word, columns and the drawing toolbar for this activity.  Students may display information in paragraph form using tab to indent paragraphs or in bullet form or both.   Students may use the Internet Tools Link above or any site listed below to help research information on a country.  Students must properly cite their sources.

See Handout for more details

Helpful Sites:

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Pick a Country:
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Yahooligans Country List
 

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Pick a Country:
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Awesome Library's List
 

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Online Encyclopedias
 

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http://www.worldatlas.com/

bullethttp://flags.com/
 
bullet http://www.countryreports.org
 
bullet KidsWorldGeography

bulletCountry Studies
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Country Watch

 

Work Cited Section/Resource Page:

Students must identify all resources used for information and graphics including web design elements this is called citing your resources, and it is part of the process of respecting copyrights. Simply list all Internet/Media resources  used for research in all projects, class work, or school work. Students can label the section, slide or resource page, and create a brief explanation giving credit to resources.

Work Cited
Students must list all Internets sites referencing information or  graphics as such:

Author.  Page title.  URL.  Date.

Note everything is divided by a period.
Date is simply the date you accessed information on the Internet. 
If author of the page can not be located students may omit the author and list information available such as:

Page title. URL. Date.

These three items are always available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 07/22/06

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