A Gift for a King – Research and Reference

Keywords , Tags Word Clouds – review overdrive

Vocabulary: Reference, Research, Database, Keyword, Presentation

Big Idea:

I can see how key words can help me summarize information.

I can use an online reference sources called databases to find information.

Story Tell A Gift for the King

What do you think the this story will be about?

Alexander the Great: Alexander the Great’s empire. Map/Still. Encyclopedia Britannica.

Web. 30 Nov. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/353616?assemblyId=87049>.

This retelling of a 2,000-year-old Persian folk tale has the straightforward clarity of one of Aesop’s fables.

When incredibly wealthy King Artaxerxes takes a walk into the desert, his subjects strew his way with luxuries.

But the only gift that gives him pleasure is a cool drink of water when he is thirsty.

King of Persia – Artaxerxes ruled from 464 BC -424 BC from Greece to India

Alexander the Great captured Persia in 330 BC – it took 3000 camels and hundreds of mules to carry away the treasure.

With print sources – next with online sources using the database Encyclopedia Britannica.

Review Why Use a Database

F.A.R.T test


To locate Middle East- you can use a _.

To find information on Alexander the Great – enough for a one page report use a _.

To define the word precious use a __.


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