Research Teacher Resources
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Writing Effective Thesis Statements and Introductory Paragraphs for Research Papers
After reading on the topic of their paper, high schoolers work in pairs to assess how to write powerful, precise thesis statements. The introduction contains three statements: a universal statement, a bridge statement, and a thesis statement.
9th - 12th Language Arts 55 Views 661 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Selecting a Topic
Students listen as the teacher explains the steps to writing a research paper. They list subjects they are interested in. Students practice narrowing a topic. They write a general idea and create a word web to assist the narrowing of the general topics.
8th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 40 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 5 Views 81 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 11 Views 146 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 25 Views 450 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Researching and Writing
Designed for teachers, this resource identifies problems learners face when attempting a research project and approaches instructors can use to help their class members overcome these obstacles. Suggestions are included for how to help researchers narrow the focus of their search, make sense of data found, and craft rational, organized arguments.
11th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
States Research Project
Eighth graders create an in-depth research report on a state. They conduct Internet research, write a comparison essay about New York State and their assigned state, create a 3-dimensional map, and develop a Powerpoint presentation.
8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 Downloads
College Research Skills: Evaluating Reliable Online Sources
Students analyze Public Art in preparation for college discussion, research, and writing, and create their own artistic creations. In this art and college prep instructional activity, students develop an original research question to explore an art topic and complete key word searches online.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 55 Downloads
Composition of Research Paper
After a study of the different parts of a research paper (e.g. intro, main ideas, body, conclusion, etc.), class members employ Internet research to correctly format their papers. They then review their peers' working using the 6+1 writing rubric.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 56 Downloads
Eighth graders research a project of their choice in relation to a career they may want. In this language arts lesson, 8th graders create a bibliography of references used both print and online sources. Students make an outline of their project and continue working on their project after which share what they have with the rest of the class.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Notable West Virginian Research Project
What do Pearl S. Buck, Stonewall Jackson, and Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. have in common? Why, they are all famous West Virginians, of course. Researchers visit the Famous West Virginians website and select an individual to use as the focus of an extended project.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads