Checklist for the Research Project Please submit your project
Checklist for the Research Project
Please submit your project after you have checked off each of the following items.
______I have read the entire prompt for the assignment.
______ I have reviewed the rubric (located on Part 52 of Writing to Learn) to ensure I
have meet the criteria for an excellent essay).
______I have conducted research for my essay.
______I have used the note cards located on Part 29 of Writing to Learn for my research.
______My note cards address the recommended research questions.
______I have used the Research Outline located on Part 32 of Writing to Learn
______I have broken my essay down into 5 well constructed paragraphs.
Paragraph 1: Introduction
Paragraph 2: Research Question #1
Paragraph 3: Research Question #2
Paragraph 4: Research Question #3
Paragraph 5: Conclusion
______I have an interesting fact, quote, or anecdote in my introduction (an attention-
______The last statement in my introduction is my statement of purpose. This statement
explains to my audience the purpose of my report or why it is important.
______I have included transitions in my essay.
______I have a strong conclusion that provides a brief summary of my research
______I have a strong conclusion that leaves my audience with something to think about.
(This could be a recommendation that you make or a call to action.)
______I have included at least 3 sources in my essay.
______I have properly cited my sources in my paper.
______I have made sure that I can afford at least 30 laptops for my lab, and I have
included how many I can purchase in my essay.
______I have recommended to the board which model they should buy and why.
______I have proofread my essay.
______I have spell checked my essay with the computer.
______I have spell checked my essay with my own eyes and brain.
______I have read my essay aloud to check for errors.
______I have revised my essay.
______I have edited my essay.
______I have properly documented my sources in MLA format.
______I have included a works cited page.
______I have a title page.
______I have checked that the order of my paper is 1. Title page, 2. Research Report 3.
______ I have reviewed the rubric again to ensure I have met the criteria for an
excellent essay. (Located on Part 52 of Writing to Learn)
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