Research papers made easy! This complete unit has everything you need to teach writing a research paper from start to finish FOR ANY TOPIC!
Now includes PDF and editable Word Document!
This packet has successfully guided hundreds of my students through their research papers in English and Social Studies. This packet contains 40 pages of instructions, exemplars, graphic organizers and drafting templates for each of the following steps:
*Choose Research Topic
*Collect Appropriate Sources
*Learn to Record Citations in MLA format
*Take Notes on Research
*Create a Thesis Statement
* Strong vs. Weak Thesis Statements
*Create an Outline
*Learn Proper to Paraphrasing & Quotations
*Read a Sample Research Essay, in-line citations & works cited page
*Writing topic sentences
*Draft the Introduction
*Draft Body Paragraphs
*Write the Conclusion
*Formatting Citations for Works Cited Page
*Self & Peer Edit
*Publish Final Draft
*Create Cover Page
*Rubric (based on editing checklist for effortless grading)
INCLUDES EXEMPLAR THESIS STATEMENT, OUTLINE, COMPLETE ESSAY & BIBLIOGRAPHY.
This packet takes students step by step through the process in 10-15 days (depending on student skill level and in class work time available).
Designed for grades 6 - 10, but can be used for younger or older grades. Ideally, you would present the entire packet to students at the beginning of the unit, and guide them EFFORTLESSLY through the packet, one day at a time.
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