Research Teacher Resources
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Your English Mentor: How to Write a Career Research Paper
How do you write a career research paper? First, middle schoolers choose a career they want to research. They then gather information, develop a thesis statement, and cite sources MLA style. They are asked to explain their career paper to their parent and friends before submitting it for a final grade.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 199 Downloads
Writing a Technical Research Paper
Synthesizing and analyzing information is an important skill for future adults to practice. With field trip Earth, they should choose a topic that interests them (or you could provide sample topics), obtain background information, and write a research paper.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 110 Downloads
Let Me Tell You About Oregon
Using Oregon as the focus, this instructional activity requires learners to produce a lengthy and detailed research project using presentation software. After they have completed their research, they give a speech to share their information with the class.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 8 Downloads
Hamlet Research Paper: Find, Evaluate, and Select Appropriate Research Sources
Help young researchers find credible sources online. Modeling with a Google search for information about Shakespeare’s Macbeth, use a computer projector or Smart Board to show class members how weak the top three search results are.
11th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads
Research a Poet and Explicate a Poem by that Poet
Using your school's media center, internet research, and a SMART board, 7th graders research a chosen poet and write a research report. Additionally, 7th graders explicate one poem by the poet within their report. Several resource links are provided for your convenience, as well as two worksheets about the research project.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and methods involved here should help your class understand how to properly cite and paraphrase research.
9th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 87 Downloads
Pupils complete various activities to investigate growing apples. They examine words related to apple growth and write the words on apple shapes. They also take a vocabulary quiz and complete an apple concentration game. Next, they watch a PowerPoint presentation and research the science of growing apples using the given links.
5th - 7th Science 5 Views 168 Downloads
New Review 12th Grade Expository Reading and Writing Research Project
The beauty in this resource is the lengthy list of highly charged, controversial-issue research topics. Categories include issues of race, politics, law, environment, education, athletics, gender, and technology. After selecting a topic, partners create a research portfolio of documents on both sides of the question, adopt a position on the issue, write a paper, and then create a presentation for the class.
11th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 13 Downloads
Ancient Mesopotamia Research Project
Students use the internet to research Ancient Mesopotamia and create a billboard with relevant information. In this Ancient Mesopotamia Research Project, students are assigned a specific topic by the teacher. Students then take notes and aim at receiving a 90 or higher on the project in order to obtain a prestigious 'Boardie' award.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 84 Downloads
A Research Project and Article For the Natural Inquirer
Get your class to use the scientific process to solve a scientific problem. They utilize the Natural Inquirer magazine to identify a research question which they write an introduction to and collect data to answer. They use graphs, photographs or charts to simulate their data while they create a Natural Inquirer style article.
4th - 10th Science 14 Views 150 Downloads
Lesson Exchange: Introduction to Research Papers (Senior, Literature)
Although unlikely in today's English classroom, this lesson focuses on introducing research papers to seniors in high school. It briefly reviews the parts of an essay, and mentions showing learners example essays, but no examples are included.
10th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 96 Downloads
Worksheet for Choosing a Research Paper Topic & Developing a Thesis Statement
How do you choose a research topic? This helpful graphic organizer is provided to aid middle and high schoolers in organizing their initial thoughts and choosing a topic. They have to narrow their topic by culture, time frame, event, etc., and brainstorm sources they can look at first.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 453 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Analytical Research Projects
High school writers will benefit from learning the basic elements of analytical and argumentative research before completing their first research project. If you're looking to provide more guidance to your learners, pause at certain slides (6,7,9) and have pupils apply the information on those slides to their personal topic.
10th - 11th Language Arts 10 Views 40 Downloads
World War II Home Front
Eleventh graders examine the political demands put on one of four groups living in America during WWII. Each class member is asked to research and write a paper describing the homefront experience for women, Hispanics, African-Americans, or Japanese during this time period.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 45 Downloads
Television Turn-off Research Project (Persuasive Style Report)
Your learners come to class, and you see the signs of TV brain: low motivation, lack of details in explanations, and an inability to put details together coherently. This can be fixed with the plan and ideas available in a turn off the TV research project where students research the troubles with television.
8th - 9th Language Arts 27 Views 56 Downloads
Ocean Research Project
Set up research centers and encourage your class to learn about sea creatures. They create their own written factual sentences and illustrations about a specific sea creature. Consider having them create a simple flip book to showcase their knowledge.
2nd Science 7 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a research topic, sort the information they found, and create a thoughtful organizational pattern.
7th - 10th Language Arts 21 Views 317 Downloads
Beginner 4: Searching for Evidence for Research Tasks
Having a strong searching skill set can make a research project much easier and much for successful for pupils. Tackle finding evidence with the ideas included here. The ultimate goal is for class members to learn the stepping stones method, which will help them discover new information and probe more deeply into their research topic.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 63 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Designed