This realistic research paper asks students to study who or what has made an impact in the world, and then they analyze how the future will change because of this creation/ person. This is a research assignment that includes critical analysis! We're talking higher order thinking here, and so you and your students will be thrilled. Included in this packet, you will find: A pacing guide, both APA and MLA format guidelines, formal language mini-lessons and practice worksheets, an outline helper, a credible website evaluation form, a peer editing worksheet and of course-- essay and presentation guidelines and rubrics. Enjoy!