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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Using Keywords and Subject Searches

Citing Sources

The Purdue Owl

The Purdue Owl is a reliable source for information about in-source citations and about developing a Works Cited page. Please be sure you use MLA format for your papers and not APA.

Website Evaluation

This PowerPoint illustrates how to evaluate websites using the CARS method.

Use this chart to remember how to evaluate a website.

Primary and Secondary Sources

This PowerPoint teaches about the characteristics of both primary sources and secondary sources.

National Social Science Association

Use the information and videos to learn about Primary and Secondary sources.

The Inquiry Process

Watch this Powerpoint to learn about the inquiry process, The Big Six.