This is an assignment sheet for a research paper proposal. It requires students to explain what they plan on researching, who their audience is, and how they are going to complete the research. It can be used with any parameters you give them in terms of topic.
Included are two rubrics. One has point values already assigned, the other has no point values. Use these rubrics as is or use them for ideas to create your own catered specifically for your needs. The rubrics are written with an expectation of MLA formatting.
Also included is a one sheet reference sheet about what paper proposals are and how to write one.