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Citing Sources
Proper credit must be given when using resources for research projects. The following is the minimum expected of Grant School students in 4th and 5th grades when citing sources.

Books
Author, Title, Copyright date
Example:
Yang, Lewis. Hurricanes and tornadoes. 1997

Encyclopedias
Title, Copyright date, Volume
Example:
World Book Encyclopedia, 1996. Volume B

Magazines
Magazine title, date, page numbers of article
Example: Ranger Rick, December 1998, p. 6-10

CD-ROMs
Title, Date
Example: National Geographic Mammals, 1996

Web Sites
Title, URL, date visited
Example: Technology for the Classroom Teacher, www.lakeland.edu/faculty/towne. March 18, 1999.

Citation Machine - Information on this interactive Web tool designed to assist teachers and students in producing reference citations for crediting information from other sources.