8th Grade History Research Paper

Hello, 8th Grade History Students! You'll find links to the online resources you'll need for your research here. If you need help at any time, contact Emily in the library.


If you're using an iPad, connect to Noodletools here, then sign in using your Waynflete google account.

If you're using a computer, first sign in to your Waynflete google account, then connect to your Noodletools account here.

Do you have questions about Noodletools citations? Don't panic. First, check out this handy guide. If you don't find the answer there, ask your teacher or Emily.


Use the following research databases to find articles and documents about your history paper topic.

If you’re using these from home, you’ll be asked to log in. You'll find a list of database user names and passwords here.

To cite articles from this database: See Source Citation at the end of the article.

  • Research in Context - Includes reference book, journal, magazine and newspaper articles, plus images, videos, and audio files.

To cite articles from this database: See Source Citation at the end of the article.

To cite articles from this database: See “To cite this page…” at the end of the article.



You'll be using books from a special History 8 Reserves section in the library. These books will be shared among all 8th graders, so they may only be used in the library during your History class time. You may also go to the library during free periods to work on your research.

You can save time searching the History 8 Reserves section by looking up your topic in the catalog, then searching for the the specific titles of the books you've found.