“Don’t believe everything you read, especially on the Internet….”
Gather information about your source to check the validity:
· A group of people trying to gather support for a specific cause?
· A news group announcing the latest events of the day?
· A company doing business on the Internet?
· An organization which provides online games or music?
· Look for a “This site updated on XX/XX/XXXX” message.
· Check the URL for clues
· .com = commercial (This site may want to sell things to you.)
· .edu = educational (Most schools and universities use this.)
· .gov = government (Official state or federal government.)
· .org = organization (May be a group trying to persuade.)
*** Never give your name or address or telephone number to strangers you “meet” on the Internet. This information is usually sold to companies who will telephone you or send junk email (Spam) to try to sell things.
*** Do not fill out surveys that ask you information about your parents or relatives, especially their email addresses. Family information is private, and could be used for inappropriate purposes.
*** If someone you “meet” on the Internet asks to meet you IRL, (in real life), tell your parents immediately. Unfortunately, there is no way to tell if the person you meet in a chat room is really someone your age with similar interests. Bad people sometimes use this method to lure kids into dangerous situations.
Internet Safety Websites:
https://www.callersmart.com/guides/73/parents-guide-to-internet-safety-keeping-your-child-safe-online#/why-is-internet-safety-important Parents Guide to Internet Safety: Keeping Your Child Safe Online
https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/protecting-childrens-privacy/ Protecting Children's Privacy A Guide for Parents, Careers and Educators
http://backgroundchecks.org/cyber-bullying-helping-the-bullied-stopping-the-bullies.html#Go_Online Cyber Bullying The Complete Resource Guide!
https://www.everycloudtech.com/ultimate-guide-to-internet-safety Ultimate Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
https://www.cctvcameraworld.com/tips-protecting-children-teens-online-security.html 8 Tips for Protecting Children and Teens Online A Security Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Educators
https://www.bestvpn.com/internet-safety/ Guide Internet Safety: How to Keep Kids and Teens Safe Online
https://www.tigermobiles.com/2015/05/how-to-protect-your-children-on-their-smartphone/ How to Protect Your Children on Their Smartphone
https://www.bestvpnrating.com/guide-children-privacy A Guide to Protecting Children's Privacy Online
http://comparitech.net/securityguide The jargon-free guide to computer and internet security
https://www.alarms.org/the-ultimate-guide-to-all-things-safety/#tab-con-142 Internet Safety
https://www.allconnect.com/blog/keeping-kids-safe-online/ Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
https://www.top10vpn.com/childs-online-safety-guide/ The Complete Guide to Protecting Your Child's Safety Online in 2018
Citation of Sources
HOW TO CITE INTERNET SOURCES (APA AND MLA STYLES) PDF Document for Download
http://www.bibme.org/ (Easy way to cite in MLA and APA), http://citationmachine.net/index2.php, http://www.citethisforme.com/ http://edtechpicks.org/2017/07/cite-sources/ https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Purdue Online Writing Lab
General citation grades K-8
Kindergarten and First Grade
Second and Third Grades
Fourth and Fifth Grades
Smith, Joe. The Amazing World of Animals. [http://www.amazinganimals.com] 9/15/99.Article from a newspaper, magazine, or encyclopedia:
Smith, Joe. "McGwire Hits His 100th Home Run." [http://www.hr.com/mac.html] 9/21/99.
Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grades
Smith, Joe. The Amazing World of Animals. 5/6/99. [http://www.amazinganimals.com] 9/15/99.Article from a newspaper, magazine, or encyclopedia:
Smith, Joe. "McGwire Hits His 100th Home Run." (9/2/99) [http://www.hr.com/mac.html] Baseball Daily Digest. 9/21/98.
Bruder, Mary N. "Comma in series before and" [firstname.lastname@example.org] 8/16/99.
General Rules For Form
1. Follow examples for
capitalization, punctuation, quotation marks, italics and brackets [ ].
2. Format for Works Cited or Bibliography Page: Arrange sources in an alphabetical list by the first word of the entry excluding a, an, and the.
3. Format for each source: Begin first line at the margin. Indent each additional line.
How to create Notecards:
http://kingofalltechnology.com/elementarypp.pdf Research Writing Introduction
http://kingofalltechnology.com/grade3research.pdf Research 3rd Grade
http://kingofalltechnology.com/bigsix.pdf Big 6 Doing Research and Writing the Research Paper
http://kingofalltechnology.com/bigsixrub.pdf Big 6 Rubric
http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaexampleword.doc APA Example Microsoft Word
http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample.pdf MLA example
http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlamiddle.pdf MLA Guide for Middle School Guidelines for Bibliography and Documenting Sources
http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample2.pdf MLA example #2
http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample3.pdf MLA example #3
http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaexample.pdf APA Example
http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaelementary.doc (4th-5th Grade APA example word document)
http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaelementary.pdf (4th-5th Grade APA example PDF document)
5th Grade Research Paper http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhales5thgrade.pdf
4th Grade Research Paper http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhales4thgrade.pdf
isearch example http://kingofalltechnology.com/isearch.pdf
Outline Example http://kingofalltechnology.com/outlineexample.pdf
Elementary Rubric for Writing http://kingofalltechnology.com/rubricwriting.pdf
Copyright Issues & Plagiarism Additional Sites!
Research Help Questions
Write a specific research question or hypothesis.
Improving your Writing with Google Docs
Improving Writing with Google Docs by Eric Curts (Help Guide)
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