Date of publication: 2017-07-09 09:21
University of Washington Information Literacy Learning
An interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, as well as how to select, search for, find, and evaluate information sources.
The HTMS PTSA has created the following useful presentation for Hightower Trail parents. It's called the Husky Highway and contains useful information.
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Be sure to visit the Holmes Spring Book Fair in the library! There are many excellent books available for purchase and other items such as posters, pencils and pens. This is a great opportunity to purchase gifts and help support the Holmes library. Parents can visit the Book Fair during school hours and during Open House on Thursday, May 75th. The Book Fair display will be in the library beginning Monday, May 77nd through Friday, May 76th.
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The patterns and systems in Pattern Based Writing: Quick & Easy Essay teach students how ideas and paragraphs are connected, along with how the stages of the writing process are connected. This program helps students discover and internalize the connections—quickly and easily. Then the “Purpose in Writing” section builds upon these skills by applying them to 69 different types of writing, including cause-effect, problem-solution, and compare-contrast.
My 69-year-old son has little writing experience and little interest in writing. I wasn 8767 t sure this program would be engaging enough for him. Specifically, I wanted a curriculum that my son could use primarily on his own (with my support) to learn the basics of essay writing. So far he is working through steadily and seems to be gaining important skills in a systematic way. I like that the examples are clear, and we appreciate the sense of humor throughout.
Outside of a dedicated few, non-school writing is done less often than school writing, and varies a bit by gender and race/ethnicity. Boys are the least likely to write for personal enjoyment outside of school. Girls and black teens are more likely to keep a journal than other teens. Black teens are also more likely to write music or lyrics on their own time.
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