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Ancient Egypt: Task 1: Project Info and NT set up

What's so great about Ancient Egypt?

Noodle Tools Set Up

1. Login to Noodle Tools  

2. Title- Last name, First Name--Selected Topic

Ex. Wayne, John--Horseback Riding

3. Share with Social Studies teacher

4. Research question: What is so great about (selected topic)?

5. Cite at least 2 sources before taking notes--All Sources Due by End of Class Wednesday, October 9th!

Database-->Copy & Paste the given citation--How To Video

Book-->Use the ISBN number to import the citation--How To Video

Website-->Pull Information and plug into the correct fields--How To Video=

6. Cite all images

a) Decide if the photo is on a website or database

b) Select-Photo or Image (born digital)-Include:

Name of website (ex. National Geographic)

URL (ex.

Date-if you can-Copyright date works

Title of photo/image

c) OR...Use Photos For Class website

Cite Photos for Class as a website in NT

Download any picture you want to use from the site  --> Caption contains the citation.

Learning Objectives

Students will locate and accesses information.

Students expand note-taking skills using paraphrasing and summarizing.

Students practice distinguishing between reliable and accurate sources.

Students identify parts of a citation.

Students use proper citation formats.

Students use electronic devices safely and appropriately.

Students complete projects with technology using teacher-selected tools.


Note Cards

Every note card must be attached to a source!

If you have a Person or Group of People, you need a note card on each of the following subtopics:

Background-Time period and location that person(s) existed

Description-Personality and what did they do during their life?

Memorable Moments- 5 interesting facts

Impact on Ancient Egypt-why are we still learning about this person today?

 If you have a Place, you need a note card on each of the following subtopics:

Description-Location, Time Period, and Appearance

Impact on Ancient Egypt-Significance--why was this place important?

Major Event-Event and Effects--time to build, any battles fought there?

Additional Information- 5 Interesting Facts or Activities 

If you have an Object, you need a note card on each of the following subtopics:

Description-Definition, describe what it looked like, the time period it was in effect

Purpose-Location and Function

Impact on Ancient Egypt- Significance or Importance of object and how it impacts on Egypt

Interesting Facts- 5 Additional facts and/or Alternate Uses