This is a good little PowerPoint presentation on how to conduct research and how to write and organize good research papers. I used this in my social studies class but it could also be used in other subjects as the basic idea is similar.
17 slide PowerPoint
Helps sort out essay topics, and how to come up with good ones.
Helps clear up places where good research can be found.
Helps organize and generate the thesis statement.
Helps organize and clarify the structure of writing.