High Desert Middle School: Mrs. King’s Project on the Winter Olympics and French-Speaking Countries
Library Online Resources
In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources
check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including
Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search
or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering
Schedules and info on the games.
The games, the athletes, and more!
This site contains a variety of background information on the Olympics, including new information on the Sochi games.
Find out about Team USA’s competitions in Sochi.
CIA World Factbook
“The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.” Find your French-speaking country!
Which countries use French as their official language? Click on the country’s link to learn more.
Country Studies from the Library of Congress
“The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.”