Keywords: research, research papers, research paper, research paper rubric, research paper outline, rough draft, research paper topics, research writing, MLA
This file contains everything you need to teach students about writing academic research papers. It can be printed and used "as is" or be customized to your needs.
The unit includes:
*Handouts with explicit instructions and examples in MLA format for source cards, note cards, outlines, Works Cited pages, block quoting, paraphrasing, and parenthetical documentation.
*A mini MLA guide with directions and sample entries for the 22 most common source types.
*grading rubrics for the research paper outline, the Works Cited page, and the research paper.
*a lesson on recognizing and avoiding plagiarism
*a lesson on identifying and evaluating scholarly sources
*a lesson on using the Internet to find appropriate, scholarly sources
*A lesson on using note cards to develop pre-writing notes and an outline
*a handout to help students construct an introductory paragraph
*A lesson on creating a Works Cited page
*Timeline with all major deadlines, a list of items to be included in the research portfolio, and formatting expectations.
*a list of 124 paper topics relating to Victorian England