Research Report TIPS - READ THIS BEFORE TYPING YOUR REPORT

Research Report TIPS - READ THIS BEFORE TYPING YOUR REPORT

Why is this person important enough to have a biography written about him or her?

 Research this question. Write down notes that answer this question from at least three sources. Your book project book is one source.

Use textbook pp. 776-778, and your notes on paraphrasing to help you!

TIPS:

*Use your notes from at least 3 sources - keep careful track of where you get your info! No plagiarism! 

*Categorize notes into 3 main ideas for body paragraphs
tip: write topic sentences for the 3 body paragraphs

*Write a thesis statement based on the main idea of the whole essay
tip: consider the essential question of the paper and the topic sentences of your body paragraphs to ensure they all match up.

*Start with a hook - 
tip: interesting fact/statistic, quote, related anecdote

*Type your paragraphs using MLA guidelines -

12 pt. easy to read font
double-spaced
header in upper right hand corner

*PROOFREAD and REVISE

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