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Second Trimester Research Paper

posted Feb 24, 2019, 10:35 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 12:02 PM ]

As a means to better prepare the 8th graders for high school, students will be researching a person, place, event, invention, or issue of their choice from the Roaring 20's. Concepts will be covered in class. Please be advised that this will count as a test grade for the second trimester.

Here is a timeline detailing when each portion of the project is due, and what is expected of students:

2/25: Review rubric for project as a class and ask questions (Reserve Chromebooks as a class to begin researching a topic)

Due 2/26: Students will select a person, place, invention, issue, or event to research from the Roaring Twenties. (Each student must choose a different topic).

Due 2/28: Students will develop a thesis statement on an index card and submit for approval

Due 3/4: Students will bring in a list of at least 2-3 credible sources (No Wikipedia). At least one book and one online source.

Due 3/6: Works Cited Pages Due

Friday 3/8 : Research papers are due. Students will begin presentations.