Throughout the students’ study of the western world, they have discovered that many events have changed the course of human history (The Trojan War, the French Revolution, etc.). As students finishing their sophomore year, we want them to explore one event from the 20th century that has altered the world.
Remember - a bibliography is not a list of URLs. Use Noodle Tools to properly format your citations.
With a Noodle Tools account, once you create bibliographies you can easily organize your research with note cards, outline your papers, and integrate with Google docs.
Find more information on creating a Works Cited page, click on the Research Tools tab above. then click on the Cite Your Sources tab.
Students will receive a process grade for making all of the paper’s deadlines (note cards, first draft, etc.) Meeting each deadline sufficiently will result in earning points towards a habits of work grade in both English and Western Civilization for quarter four. See the “Research Process” handout for details.
Students will have one week from the day teachers pass back first drafts to revise them into final drafts The first and final drafts will be evaluated using the John Stark Research Paper Rubric which can be found on the John Stark website.
Note: This paper will not be accepted unless the student has met all parts of the research process (thesis, notes, C.A.R.E sheets, etc.)
Meets Learning Targets 3.1 to 3.6 on the Course Competency Form for Sophomore English
Read until you understand.
Close the book or website and
summarize in your own words!
Take notes and record keywords.
Passages which are paraphrased still need to be cited as a source!