• Research 8

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    Research 8 Back To School Night Presentation

     Course Overview

    The overall objective of the cycle is to make students comfortable with the skills and concepts associated with preparing a research paper formatted in MLA style.  This experience helps prepare students for future research and writing assignments in other classes. Throughout the cycle, students will be preparing one major research paper on ANY topic they choose. There will be one major objective each week, as students build a research paper one step at a time.  

    • Week 1 - Research and choose a topic

    • Week 2 - Develop a thesis and write an intro paragraph

    • Week 3 - Plan and write a first body paragraph

    • Week 4 - Plan and write a second body paragraph

    • Week 5 - Write a conclusion paragraph & peer edit 

    • Week 6 - Check for potential plagiarism & make final revisions