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History / 9th and 10th Grade / Research Resources: Reference and Background Information


It is often a good idea to gather some background information on topic before digging into the research. This is what reference sources like encyclopedias are for.

Start with Britannica, be sure to select the high school version.


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Scholastic Go! searches numerous encyclopedias and other reference sources at a variety of content and reading levels. Be sure to select the level appropriate to your course!