Through his novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald has depicted a critical era in United States history. You will be examining this time period to create a foundation which will help you better understand the culture in which the novel takes place and understand the religious and societal forces that shape the lives and identities of the characters. Use the following resources to help you navigate your way through this period in American history.
The library has several databases that will be useful. Check out the following as you begin your exploration of the roaring 20s.
Cite your sources!
Mr. Stappenbeck is requiring you to create and submit a works cited page for this project. BHS uses the MLA style of citation. Hopefully you all have your Style Manuals from last year. No?! Fear not, we have extra copies and it is also available on the Library Website. Remember, databases provide you with citations! And, Easybib is a helpful tool to use when citing the internet.
Insignia: BOCES II New Media Web Site:
Extensive media lending library is available through this BOCES service. The Insignia Media Portal will be your access point for the thousands of digital resources in the BOCES collection, including streaming video, as well as the reservation of physical items (audio books on iPod shuffles, cameras, etc.). Insignia offers some exciting upgrades from our previous system.
New Login: log in with the same login information used to log into Office 365.