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OWL Purdue - Research and Writing Resources
Citation Machine- Powered by OWL Purdue writing lab
Common types of Papers -Examples and resources for writing research papers and a wide range of essays.
Evaluating Sources -Texas State University offers tips and tricks for finding web sources and evaluating their value for academic research, including the CRAAP test: currency, authority, accuracy, and purpose.
Google Scholar -a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
Library of Congress -Maps, photographs, letters, diaries, newspapers, sound recordings, interviews, and historic films.
National Archives -Written documents, images, maps, charts, graphs, audio and video.
American Rhetoric -Audio and video of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates and interviews.
Pew Research Center -Nonpartisan reports about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
PBS News Hour Extra -World News and reports written for students.
ProCon.org - Today's controversial issues presented in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward pro-con format.
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AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. The AVID program is an essential part of the YWLA mission and culture. The following resources are available for students to use and parents to provide additional support.
Time Log Template.pdf Use to keep track of how your are spending your time in a week.
Time Log Reflection handout.pdf Use this to reflect after you have completed your weekly Time Log.
How do you spend your time.pdf Use this to keep track of how you are spending your time in a day.
Time Management Templates.pdf Weekly calendar template with examples.
Month Calendar Template.pdf Monthly calendar template
Ready Set Plan Resource.pdf Another reflection resource to use after you have completed your Time Log.
Time Management Challenges and Solutions.pdf A self-guided reflection and goal setting handout.
Barriers and Solutions to Time Management.pdf A self-guided time management reflection with a daily tracker included.
Tips for Managing Your Time.pdf Practical time management advice for all ages!
Backwards Mapping Template.pdf work backwards tracing the steps to complete a project.
Academic_Language_Scripts.pdf Personalized sentence starters to use in the classroom.
GPA Goal Setting exercise.pdf Goal Setting Reflection and Action plan
My Current Goals list.pdf A template to list long term and short term goals.
SMART Goals Student Handout.pdf Ensuring goals are SMART (Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented, Reasonable, & Timely).
GPA template w examples.pdf Goal, Action, Plan template
Accomplishing a Goal.pdf Question format for Goal, Plan, Action
Cornell note template.pdf
Cornell Notes.doc Word document of the Cornell Note format
Common Abbreviations.pdf A list of abbreviations you can use to take efficient notes.
Is There A Shortcut.pdf Resource to help take efficient notes.
Cornell Note Questioning.pdf Steps to write questions in your Cornell Notes.
Cornell Note Revision List.pdf Resource to help you get "repetitions" to revise your notes
Summarizing.pdf Guide to help you write a summary in your notes
Cornell Note-Taking Summary Template.pdf
Learning Logs - Student Handout.pdf Introduction to Learning Logs (purpose & format)
Learning Log Basic Weekly Template.pdf Basic learning log- no lines
Learning Log Note Style Template.pdf Learning Log with notebook lines
Learning Log Open Ended Template.pdf Open ended learning log
Learning Log Three Column Template.pdf Learning Log with 3 column format
Learning Log Weekly Descriptive Template.pdf Weekly descriptive learning log
Tutorial Question Analysis.pdf Steps to take before attending tutoring or AVID tutorials
Checking for Understanding.pdf Questions to ask during a tutorial or discussion
Questions for Socratic Dialogue.pdf Questions to deepen a discussion or tutorial
Tutorial Think Aloud.pdf Tutorial Request Form Example
Know Show Tell Tutorial Request Form.pdf TRF template
CSG Pre-Work Template ThinkAloud.pdf Collaborative Study Group example
Rereading_Building Comprehension.pdf Guidance when having to reread a text or when reading a difficult text.
Application of a Mathematical Process.pdf Hand out to help you work through a math problem by solving and writing the steps beside it.
Describing a Historical Event Organizer.pdf Sorting through all aspects of a historical event
Compare and Contrast Organizer.pdf Compare and Contrast template
Supporting Idea Organizer.pdf This handout helps student to become aware of the relationship between a whole and its parts.
YWLA Library Mission Statement
The YWLA library aims to empower students to be critical thinkers with the freedom of inquiry. We offer resources and guidance to teach them to be effective and ethical users and producers of ideas and information. It is our goal to promote literacy and provide a curated collection of resources that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We hope to provide an environment for ongoing intellectual exploration, developing a life-long love of learning in order for them to become contributing members of a global society.
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