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English | Graded Assignment | Planning a Research Paper

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Graded Assignment

Planning a Research Paper

The questions below will help you plan your research paper of the next few lessons. You may have already answered some of them in your Student Guide, so refer to your Student Guide, if you wish.

Remember: You need to complete and turn in the assignment by the conclusion of Unit 5, Lesson 12 – “Finish Your Plan” – to receive full credit.

Total score: ____ of 100 points

(Score for Question 1: ___ of 15 points)

Write the thesis statement of your research paper. Be sure to write it in one or two complete sentences.

Answer:

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(Score for Question 2: ___ of 70 points)

Write a formal outline for your research paper. Include topics, subtopics, and details so that the reader gains a clear idea of the contents of your paper. Use your organized notes as a basis for your outline. Remember to begin with a title and to follow all the formatting rules. You may refer to the Making Formal Outlines page to help with the format.

Answer:

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(Score for Question 3: ___ of 15 points)

List four or more sources that you are using for your research paper. At least one should be a print source. Provide all the information you included on your bibliography cards.

Answer:

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