6th Grade ELA Biography Project


Finding Your Article

Database - Biography in Context
Use the Cook Library password - 21122002134515 - to get access to this database.
*if that number doesn't work you can try - 21122002528161

Citing Your Sources

Citing Your Book
  1. Go to the Learning Center Catalog
  2. Look up your book
  3. Click on Add to My List Screen Shot 2016-01-18 at 8.34.41 PM.png
  4. Choose Resources Lists on the left
  5. Click on My Lists
  6. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. It should read Citation List. Click Go
  7. This creates a citation of your book for your. Copy and paste this on your google doc worksheet.

Citing Your Article
If you get your article from the database, Biography in Context, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
The citation is there for you. You do not need to copy the complete URL.
Copy the citation and paste this on your google doc worksheet.

Citing Images
For your video, if you use an image that you did not create you need to cite the source!
You may use EasyBib.
On your chromebook, go to your Google Drive --> click on the apps --> go to more to get to EasyBib
  1. Create a new project and give it a name
  2. We use MLA style at Highland (that's the default)
  3. Paste in the URL of the picture
  4. Under Source Type, choose Digital Image Screen Shot 2016-01-18 at 8.52.25 PM.png
  5. Fill in all the information you can find about the picture.
  6. Click on Create Citation.
  7. Once you have ALL your citations done, you can export to Google Docs. Then add the citations for the book and article to the list. *Remember the list is in alphabetical order, so you have to add it in the right spot!*
  8. Your Works Cited is ready to turn in to your teacher.