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Hero Project

Dorothea Lange Sample Essay     Dorothea Lange Sample Powerpoint         

Sample Citations, Notecards and Outline

Setting Criteria Powerpoint (You will need to view the J.R. Martinez Dancing with the Stars video separately, the link is

Recommended Heroes Databases:

Why Databases?

  • Reliable (already have been evaluated for you)
  • Tied to school curriculum
  • Include MLA citation information

Try searching the two Biography databases by clicking on the picture.  You will need to know the database username and password (located on the back of your ID card).


If you need more information try:



Can I use an online encyclopedia?  Yes, for background information only, you may use one of the two below:

 Username and password are on ID card.

Research Databases Powerpoint 

Evaluating Websites:

CARS Prezi

CARS Evaluation Worksheet
CARS Example

Website Evaluation Checklist

Getting Started:

Hero Suggestions                                Topic Selection Worksheet

Citing and Notetaking


Setting Up Your Noodletools Account

Sample Noodletools  Notecard

Organizing your Notecards into Piles

Outlining in Noodletools

Exporting Outline and Bibliography

Sample Oprah Winfrey Citations, Notecards and Outline

Copy to your account to see the outline format (Bowers).