Using the worksheet provided, students will follow the directions to answer the questions provided using both books and the internet sites provided. Additionally, students will write either an expository or a persuasive essay after researching the questions provided. Finally students will be able to correctly follow and document MLA citation using the worksheets provided.
1.2 Information problem
Upon reading Tuesday’s With Morrie, students will be presented with a character that has a debilitating disease (ALS) and how it affects his life. Students will need to research the disease (by answering the questions on the worksheet provided) to gain a deeper understanding of the disease
Teacher provided a website, www.kidshealth.com, Librarian provided the national website, www.alsa.org. Librarian also researched OPAC to located print media. Follow up note: after the research project was over Librarian passed on an article out of the Discover (December 2008) magazine on Stephen Hawking and how he lives with ALS.
1.2 BEST sources
The two websites from above and the following books: