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American Government Honors                                  Mr. Tryciecky

Research Paper
A 300 point project

12 Steps to a Good Research Paper

                                                                                               Timeline
1. Choose a subject
2. Narrow the subject.
3. Establish a working outline............………………... March 19, 2007
4. Research the topic and create note cards.
5. Organize your note cards.
6. Revise your outline.
7. Create a rough draft.
8. Revise your rough draft.
9. Create final draft and cover sheet..…………......April 20, 2007
10. Create oral defense note cards...........................April 23, 2007
11. Create your PowerPoint and/or visual aids.........April 23, 2007
12. Orally present out your topic…………...............May 7, 2007
 

Requirements:

1. The paper must be typed.  (Times New Roman, 12 pt and double-spaced)
2. The paper must be at least 5 pages long, excluding cover page and works cited.
3. The sources must follow MLA format. MLA Citing in Text
4. A cover page with topic, student name, teacher, name, date and block #.
5.  At least 10 sources must be used, only one encyclopedia and three or less Internet sources.
6. Research note cards.
7. Presentation note cards.
8. Visual aids and/or PowerPoint.
9. Read the rubrics for more exact requirements.
              IBO RUBRIC
              DIRECTIONS AND ORAL DEFENSE RUBRIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright: Alexander M. Tryciecky 2000