This lesson is a great edition to any research paper unit, AP Language synthesis unit, or college composition course.
This 3-page guided analysis activity and editable 17-slide PowerPoint will help students understand the parts of a peer-reviewed, academic journal article. College-bound high school students will benefit from learning how to read and understand these often dense and unfamiliar texts. Meet your students where they are, whether they are independent researchers or just getting started, and engage them in this inquiry-based lesson approach.
The analysis questions and notes structure works with any journal article across disciplines, and is compatible with MLA or APA citation style. The topics included are: