This project is meant to cover the late 1800s with the coming of industry and the building of the American West. Students will choose from topics ranging from Jesse James to John D. Rockefeller to Irish Immigration (there are 43 topics total). Advanced topics are available for those students who want to work more independently at a high level of thinking. Citation notes are also included as to help students organize and cite the websites they use.
This packet lays out a step by step process that will help students create an organized, well-structured research paper and presentation. Rubrics are provided, as well as point break-downs.
This product can easily be bought and handed out the next day.
Steps for the project are as follows:
2.Research record (Citations)
3.Notes (Graphic organizer for each topic)
4.Research paper organizer (breaking down the structure of a paper)