Monuments – Present and Represent Assignment and Rubric

Cite Your Sources | Search Terms | Print Resources | Database Resources | Web Links | SOL’s

Cite your sources!

For this project, we will be using EasyBib. Gunston has a subscription to the premium version of EasyBib, an online program for creating citations for all your projects as well as for taking notes and organizing your research.

  1. Go here and click “Sign in with Google.”
  2. Use your OneLogin username (Student ID) and your StudentVue/Google password.
  3. In the upper right-hand corner under where it says “Hi” and your name, click on Coupon Codes. Enter the Coupon Code that Ms. Shanker gives you.

Once you create an account, you can access it from anywhere, not just at Gunston.

Search Terms

Do you need additional information? Try using these words and phrases to search ACORN, databases, print and online encyclopedias or the World Wide Web:

  • Angkor Wat
  • Big Ben
  • Chichen Itza
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Djenné Mosque
  • Dome of the Rock
  • Colosseum
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Empire State Building
  • Gateway Arch
  • Great Wall of China
  • Hanging Gardensof Babylon
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Ka’aba at Mecca
  • Kremlin
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Machu Picchu
  • Maoi Statues of Easter Island
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Notre Dame
  • Parthenon
  • Petra
  • Pyramids of Giza
  • St. Basil’s Cathedral
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Stonehenge
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Taj Mahal
  • Temple of Artemis
  • Washington Monument
  • Western Wall
  • White House

Print Resources

There are several excellent books about this topic. A few of the books are listed below. To locate more books, use the suggested keywords and phrases to search the online library catalog.

  • Arnold, Caroline. Easter Island : giant stone statues tell of a rich and tragic past. New York: Clarion Books, 2000.
  • Curlee, Lynn. Rushmore. New York: Scholastic Press, 1998.
  • Fisher, Leonard Everett. The Wailing Wall. New York : MacMillan, 1989.
  • Stewart, Robert. Mysteries of History. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Database Resources

Links and Passwords – in Blackboard “Library Online”
Locate information on your topic from school or home using our subscription databases, for both encyclopedia and magazine resources.

Type your search terms directly in this search widget to get encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, and images from Encyclopedia Britannica. Are you an auditory learner? You can listen to the articles in Britannica while you read them, to help you understand the text.

Web Links

The Web sites listed on this page have been previewed and selected for this topic. If additional information is needed, use the suggested keywords and phrases to search the Internet.

General Sites

Specific Sites

SOL & Information Literacy Standards

WG. 3b: Students will be able to apply the concept of a region by explaining how regional landscapes reflect characteristics of their inhabitants.
WG. 12b: Students will apply geography to interpret the past, understand the present and plan for the future by relating current events to the physical and human characteristics of places and regions.
Essential Knowledge: Statues and monuments of local, national or global significance.
Essential Understanding: Regional landscapes are influenced by the cultural, economic, and political characteristics of their inhabitants.