This outline is specifically designed to help 5th graders learn how to take notes efficiently in order to write their draft of an American Hero Biography Report. However, it could be adapted for any research paper. This is a perfect resource for students 3rd through 6th grade who are learning how to write a research paper. It walks the students through the steps of gathering information about their hero. It also includes tips for doing research and note-taking. There is a place for them to write down their resources on the first page. It also breaks down each page into three sections to include all three of their resources for doing their research. It always includes helpful hints about what each paragraph should focus on. The student will be able to easily write their biography from using this user-friendly guide.