Volcano Research Brochure A How-To Guide
Brochure Guidelines Read through the opening paragraph under the title “Volcano Brochure Guidelines”. Fill in the blank with January 31 (A Day) or February 3 (B Day). Before turning in your brochure, check off everything on that list.
Staying Organized • Create headings in your notes labeled: • “Types of Volcanoes” • “How Volcanoes Work” • “Specifics of ______________” • “____________’s Impact on the Environment” • “____________’s Impact on Humans” • As you find information researching, write it down under the appropriate heading---don’t forget it’s source!
MLA Citations A good reference to use for MLA is: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ When you find a good source, cite it right away and then the work is done!
MLA Citations Citing a Website using MLA: Editor, Author Name (If Available). Name of Site. Name of Institution/Organization affiliated with site, Date of Creation. Medium of Publication. Date of access. Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory. Purdue U, 28 Nov. 2003. Web. 20 January 2014.
MLA Citations Citing a Book using MLA: Last name, First name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York: Penguin, 1987. Print.
In-Text Citations When putting a quote directly from a source into your brochure, enclose it in quotation marks and include the author’s last name and the year in parenthesis after the quote, unless it’s not a print source, then put the webpage. Example: (Wordsworth, 263) Example: (Garcia, CNN.com)
Volcano Brochure Rubric Take five minutes to read through the rubric with a partner. Be prepared to answer questions about the rubric afterwards
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False You need 6 graphics to receive full credit on your brochure.
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False 80% of the facts and information in your brochure must be accurate for full points.
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False You need 5 sources to get full credit on your brochure.
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False You only need online sources for full credit.
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False You must use several new words and define them in your brochure for full credit.
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False For full credit, you may have up to 2 spelling/grammar errors in your brochure.
Volcano Brochure Rubric True or False You do not need captions for the photos and images in your brochure.
Choosing a Volcano Choose one volcano that you would like to research and let me know. I am coming around to write your choice down. Once you have your volcano, use the last few minutes of class to get started organizing notes and researching.