This document offers a structured five paragraph research essay to compliment reading of the novel, Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut. Students are asked to use a specific website to research post-traumatic stress disorder and treatments. Next, students must use the novel to determine if the main character may suffer from PTSD. Finally, students are asked to cite the novel and the website. This resource is highly guided and structured making it great for first time research paper writers. Directions for each paragraph are specified. A reliable website is provided. Specific directions for how to cite both websites and books using MLA format is included.