Monday, 9/22/08

  1. Review assignment (8:00---8:30)
  2. Complete "Planning for Research" KWL
  3. Go to library and browse topics with resources I have provided you
  4. Complete "Getting Ready to Research" handout
  5. Complete research paper contract


Tuesday, 9/23/08: Report directly to the library!

1. Create NoodleTools account: let me assist you with this task.
2. Start finding articles and/or books that you think you will want to use in your paper. As you read, complete tonight's handout, "Position Statement" and "Three Reasons." I need to see this form completed tonight.
3. As you find sources you will use, let Mrs. Hamilton help you cite these in NoodleTools.
4. Begin taking notes. You can give your notecards "titles" with the reasons. Our goal is to get our 10 notecards completed tonight.
5. Our focus tonight is on gathering as much information that you can use in your paper as possible.
6. Complete tonight's reflection blog

Tomorrow:
>Drafting
>Incorporating parenthetical references
>Completing the Works Cited page