POLITICAL LEADERS’ VIEWS
To access this sheet,
go to media center page.
In left column, click on Assignments, Pathfinders,
(on the right) Social Studies, Political leaders Prepared for Mr. Agnew
Use the sources below to get started on your legislative branch research assignment:
I. Research Databases - Access from the Media Center Web Page (www.lrhsd.org/chmedia)
On the media center page, click on Research Databases in the left column.
EBSCOhost Web - Access thousands of magazine, journal, and newspaper articles from national and international sources.
Check boxes, MasterFILE Premier and Newspaper
Source. Click Continue.
Check the full-text box.
Type name in
Find box. Ex: Menendez, Robert or
Ex: “Robert Menendez”
Look for name in the left column under “Narrow results by subject.”
INFOTRAC Elite 500 - Access thousands of magazine and newspaper
articles including articles from the New York Times.
Check box: “to articles with text”
Type last name, first name in box.
For background info, try: SIRS
Click on Databases Features (gray tab at top)
Click on “
Select “state” and “office held” from pull-down boxes.
*To access these databases from home, get a password bookmark from either media center.
Credible Web Sites
the Issues (http://www.issues2000.org/Senate/Senate.htm#nj)
Scroll down to
MSN National Journal-2006 Campaign Tracker NJ - See Senate Races and House Races (left column)
Robert Menendez –
Thomas Kean, Jr. - NJ State Senator (Republican challenger for U.S. Senator for
Frank Lautenberg – U.S. Senator for
Frank Lautenberg - U.S. Senator for
Click on “Issues” on the left.
Saxon – Member of the House of Representatives Evesham Twp.
Click on the “Issues” on the left.
On the Issues (http://www.issues2000.org/NJ/Jim_Saxton.htm)
Congressman Jim Saxon (http://www.house.gov/saxton)
See boxes on the left for issues also.
Congressman Jim Saxon Biography (http://www.house.gov/saxton/bio.htm)
See links at the bottom of the page also, for example,
newsletters, Saxton in action, etc.
by Mrs. L. Dennis,