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FHS Libguides (Library Guides): Ms. Lovett's & Mrs. Cook's Success Research Assignment

Created using your teacher's assignments and library resources, these guides are a great first place to start your research. Find databases, books, websites, and other tools that can help you do your homework.


Question: How does character define success?


  • 1 historical figure, 1 contemporary figure (celebrity, politician, etc.), 1 interview, 1 historical figure from Animal Farm
  • 3 different types of sources (ex: database articles, books, magazines, interviews, documentary films, etc.)
  • MLA format essay: Times New Roman 12, double space, 1" margins
  • 4-5 page essay with a Works Cited page

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Link to Databases & Encyclopedia


Researching a Contemporary Figure: 


Link to Databases & Encyclopedia


Researching a Historical Figure:

World History in Context

Subject Guide

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FHS Research Paper Guide, 8th edition

Please use this guidebook when writing your research paper.  It includes information on how to set up your essay in MLA format and how to correctly cite your sources in your essay and in your Works Cited page.