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Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea of how to write a research paper.
9th - 10th Language Arts 123 Views 151 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Research Papers 1-2-3: Diagram, Outline, Publish
Research paper writing challenges learners' ability to research, plan, organize, write, and revise. Detailed, step-by-step directions, color-coded models, and a series of templates guide class members through the entire process.
7th - 12th Language Arts 145 Views 265 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Research Papers 1-2-3: Diagram>Outline>Publish
Bring research papers into the 21st century using this guide to Inspiration Software. If you don't have the program, take a look at the visuals and step-by-step process, which are helpful for any classroom. Using a pre-made template, learners simply research and fill in various sections to organize their findings for the perfectly structured paper.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 41 Views 180 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing a Research Paper
Students work through the steps of writing a research paper in this instructional activity. They define their problem and decide what sources of information to use. They read, take notes, and organize the collected data. Finally, they write the information in a research paper form.
5th - 7th Language Arts 29 Views 174 Downloads
Research Paper Structure
Fifth and sixth graders identify the structure of a research paper. They practice forming guided questions and use sources to find answers. In addition, they cite their sources on a graphic organizer. Practicing these skills and this organization will surely transfer to middle school!
5th - 6th Language Arts 47 Views 461 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 9 Views 108 Downloads
THE RESEARCH PAPER
Fifth graders complete a research paper with the conventions of either the MLA or APA formats. They survey a subject, select a topic, conduct research, develop a plan and write a research paper. In addition, a variety of resources are used to obtain the needed information to write the research paper.
5th Technology & Engineering 24 Views 66 Downloads
Fifth graders research and present a paper about vertebrates. For this research and writing lesson, 5th graders research information about vertebrates which they include in a paper and presentation. They determine how to present relevant information in an entertaining way.
5th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
World War I Research Project
Here is a fantastic World War I research project that includes clear guidelines for topic choice, guiding questions, and suggested presentation products. Research subjects range from battles of the war, trench warfare, and weaponry, to music of the period and the role of women in the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World History Research Paper
Here is a set of fantastic project guidelines for a World History research paper, including over 60 possible research topics and guiding questions. Templates for source citations and summaries are included, as well as a very detailed essay rubric.
9th - 11th Language Arts 26 Views 19 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
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 7 Views 22 Downloads
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 10 Views 197 Downloads
For many emerging writers, essays are completed step-by-step. With the help of this lesson plan, learners will narrow down a topic, develop a thesis statement, develop a preliminary outline, conduct Internet research, and understand the process one goes through before writing an essay.
11th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 241 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient Egyptian Living Museum
Middle schoolers research Ancient Egypt. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, students work in groups to research topics in Egyptian life. They write a research paper and create a living history museum with costumes, props, and backdrops.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 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 4 Views 168 Downloads
Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th Grade
Writing a research paper has never been so easy! From choosing a topic to publishing the final draft, this presentation covers all the steps in between. Show this to your class in a single lesson, or cover it a few slides at a time as you walk the them through the research process.
4th - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable