Authoritative Sources

Knowledgeable & Accurate Sources

Almanac: a book published ever year that contains facts about statistical, tabular, and general information.

*Physical ones located in nonfiction at 31

Atlas: maps

*Physical ones in Reference

*Encyclopedia Britannica (username: eg and password: knights)

Database: reliable online source that gets information from multiple sources.

*Explora

*Mackin Databases (username: eg56 and password: knights)

Mackins Databases include:

-Civil War

-Colonial America

-Growing up with Science

-Earth/Space Science

-Physical Science

Dictionary: tells how to pronounce words, spell words, part of speech, and the meanings of words.

*Physical ones in Reference

*Merriam Webster Online

Encyclopedia: contain information about people, places, and things.

*Physical Ones in Reference

*Encyclopedia Britannica (username: eg and password: knights)

Newspapers: contain current events.

Thesaurus: a book that lists word choices (synonyms and sometimes antonyms).

*Physical ones in Reference

*Online Thesaurus