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A good argument starts with solid research. What information is out there about this topic? If you're self-selecting a topic--is there enough information on both sides of this topic to be able to form a valid argument? Have you carefully considered multiple points of view before deciding where you stand on the issue?
Getting Started with NoodleTools
- Go to https://www.noodletools.com/
- Click Login
- Type your Google email address and click Sign in with Google
- Follow the prompts to setup your account
- When you get to the "Projects" screen, click the +New Project button.
- Give it a title, select "MLA" for the style, and select "Junior" for the level.
- At the top of the screen, click Sources >>> +New Source
- Follow the prompts. Add as much information as you can find.
- When you've finished, click Save.
Creating a New Project
Citing a Book
Search the Library Catalog!
To request books to be delivered:
1) Click the link above and click "Log In"
- username = your email address, without the @tvsd.info (example, 28jsmith)
- password = your 6-digit ID number
2) Find a book you'd like to request (be sure to click on it to view the book details)
3) Click "Hold" (You'll see a message saying to pick it up. Disregard this--we will deliver it!)
CLICK HERE for a video that shows you how to do this!
A couple of notes on requesting books:
- Books will be delivered to your LA teacher. (Livestreaming students' books will be placed on the shelves outside the office)
- You may request a maximum of 2 books at a time
- Book returns are made the same way as in the past--drop it in the book return slot in the library.
Gale In Context: Middle School