This 17-page Word document includes all you need to guide your students through the process of writing an I-Search paper. Focused on the topic of family, this assignment takes students through the steps of this unique alternative to the research paper. The packet includes a thorough explanation of the assignment, a step-by-step guide and checklist for completing the assignment, a scoring sheet for assessment, several pre-writing activities and graphic organizers for note-taking, and a complete sample essay in MLA Format. This assignment is a MUCH more valuable experience than writing a traditional "research paper" on a random topic--for students and teachers alike!
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