This packet contains documents that will guide students through the entire process of creating a formal, MLA style research paper. This unit should be taught in conjunction with instruction on MLA guidelines and citations.
The prompts for this research paper deal with American Literature. The first option is on an influential American writer and the second is on a historical event in American history that was influenced by or had an influence on literature.
This packet contains the instructions/worksheets for students to a.) pick a research topic b.) conduct research and create an annotated bibliography c.) draft a thesis d.) draft an outline of their paper. The length and guidelines for the final paper can be set by the instructor.