CP 9 Research Paper Target Goal: I can follow the research steps to produce a clearly organized, fully supported essay using multiple valid sources.
Topic: Using the article provided and one article from InfOhio, describe ALS and its symptoms and treatment in order to determine how an incurable disease impacts life choices.
Example Thesis:Note that your thesis depends on your research and results.
Individuals with ALS develop a negative outlook as they navigate life with a devastating disease that has no cure.
“A Closer Look at ALS, the disease behind the ice bucket challenge”
Sauber, Jena. "A closer look at ALS, the disease behind the 'ice bucket challenge'."St. Joseph News-Press (MO)02 Sept. 2014:Newspaper Source. Web. 22 Apr. 2015.
One source from InfOhio that you find, print and read. This source should address a person’s experience with ALS.
Write Research Paper in Google Docs (share with kbaker)
Revise and Edit Paper
Create a MLA style Works Cited Page
Submit Paper to Turnitin
Print Paper and Turn in on May 1!!
The research paper will consist of a minimum of 2 pages of typed text and may not exceed 4 pages of typed text. This paper requires the use of two sources documented according to MLA guidelines. The process will include: source cards, note cards, an outline, a rough draft, and a final paper with a works cited page.
*All research papers will be submitted to turnitin.com. Those not submitted to turnitin.com will earn a zero since authenticity of work cannot be proven.
April 27 (Monday) = Introduction to research, Noodletools, and InfOhio. Read article in class with annotations. *Homework: InfOhio tutorial and quiz.*
April 30 (Thursday) = In Computer Lab. Create rough draft using the outline provided. Use MLA format for paper. Use quote sheet for instructions.
April 28 (Tuesday) =In Computer Lab. Begin setting up Noodletools and complete notecards for Article #1 and search, find, and print article #2 (must be from InfOhio).
May 1 = (Friday) = In Computer Lab. Revise and edit paper. Create Works Cited and print.
April 29 (Wednesday) = In Computer Lab. Complete notecards in Noodletools for article #2. Create thesis statement.
Things to keep in mind: All papers must be shared with me in Google Docs and submitted to Turnitin. *Use transition sheets, active verb sheets, quotation sheets!!* Late papers will be penalized.