Research Papers: Step-by-Step
Planning Your Research- what is research & how do you start?
Choosing a Topic- how to decide on a topic & how to narrow or broaden it
Thesis Statements- how to write a good thesis statement & thesis generators
Search Strategy- how to find your information
Databases- Using the district databases for research
Website Evaluation- how to recognize quality, accurate information
Excellent Web Resources- reputable sites where you can find facts & statistics on various topics
Plagiarism & Citation- how to avoid plagiarism & how to create citations & a works cited page
How to Create an Individual Citation
See the Research Process Slideshow below under FILES.
Step by Step Process of Research at the Internet Public Library
Steps in the Research Process Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
Writing a Research Paper
Information on quoting, paraphrasing, in-text citation, plagiarism and citing your sources.
Social Studies Help Center
College Board Research Paper Information
Lakewood High School MLA Parenthetical Citations