US Government--Election 2008
This library skills class supports the writing assignment for the U.S. Government class. Online resources for notetaking, thesis building will be the focus.
Britannica Online High School Edition
See the LHS Library Lair for passwords for each of these databases.
Current Events and Homework
There are no current calendar items.
Active listening on Election Night
Making sure you hear what you think you're hearing. Listen to the television, radio, or web videoclips carefully on election night. Factual data is crucial when proving or disproving a thesis.
This pdf file shows what a cornell note document looks like
Cornel notetaking format
This document is a page of notebook paper redone the Cornell Notetaking way.
This list provides some of the topics that the panel selected by CNN to discuss events relating to election night.
Getting it right on an important night
Don't fall prey to bad listening habits. Examine this document to see what they are.
Consult these media resources before, during and after the election to determine key events and highlights of this Election season.
Notetaking during the election
Cornell Notetaking method has been proven to be an effective way of quickly jotting down main ideas and supporting details. Look at the study opportunities with this method
Use this handout, especially if you stalled, to help formulate your ideas for your essay.