Research Project
Ms. Wray
Intensive Reading
Research Project
 After this lesson students will learn to:
– Write a research paper
 Write an outline using MS Word

– ...
Research Project Topics
 Environmental Issues
– What and What
– Examples include:

 Human Rights Violations
– Who and Wh...
Research Project:
Paper Outline
 There are five (5) Main Parts of the paper:
– Introduction
– Cause & Effect
– Compare & ...
Research Project:
Paper Outline
 Introduction
– Main Idea (Thesis must be stated)
 What is the issue? What makes it impo...
Research Project:
Paper Outline
 Cause and Effect
– Why is it / or did it take place?
– Which elements are influencing th...
Cause and Effect

Sexual Abuse,
Drug Abuse

Teen Homelessness
Research Project:
Paper Outline
 Compare and Contrast
– What are the opposing views on the issue?
– How are they similar?...
Research Project:
Paper Outline
 Validity & Reliability
– What makes the information you found valid?
How do we know it i...
Research Project:
Paper Outline

 Conclusion

– Here is where you wrap up your argument and
make a final “push” for your ...
Research Project:
Paper Outline
 Bibliography
– Cite where you got your information from:
 Books (author, title, year pu...
Research Project Paper:
MS Word
 Begin by creating a cover page
Research Project Paper:
MS Word
 Go to outline and begin typing the required sections.
Research Project Paper:
MS Word
•Promote each required section.
Research Project Paper:
MS Word
 Demote the content of each section that you
write to the body.
Research Project Paper:
MS Word
 Begin filling in each part of the paper until
each section is complete.
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 The purpose of the presentation is as follows:
– to persuade peers and teache...
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Begin creating your presentation by:
– Opening Power point
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Write title and subtitle information on your
first slide
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Next create new slides using the outline you
created in MS Word
1

2
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Select your project and insert.
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Your outline will appear. You will see the
new slides on the left of your scr...
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Delete any duplicate or blank slides. The 5
sections of the paper should rema...
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Begin typing the questions to Introduction.
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Next, replace each question with the
answer you wrote from your paper.
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Continue this process until you have
finished the entire paper and have a sli...
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 You may choose to add pizzazz to your
presentation by inserting the following...
Compare and Contrast
 Insert a Venn Diagram by
– Insert
 Smart Art
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Choose a layout design that you like
Teen Homelessness
A Social Issue in America
Intensive Reading Research Project

Ms. Rings / Ms. Wray
Suzie Student
5/19/20...
Teen Homelessness
A Social Issue in America
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Introduction
– Main Idea
 What is the issue? What makes it important?
 Who ...
Research Project:
Power Point Presentation
 Introduction
 Teen homelessness is a major problem in the US
that affects an...
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  1. 1. Research Project Ms. Wray Intensive Reading
  2. 2. Research Project  After this lesson students will learn to: – Write a research paper  Write an outline using MS Word – Present on a controversial issue  Create an effective PowerPoint presentation  Use persuasive techniques (video, music) to communicate a message about the topic
  3. 3. Research Project Topics  Environmental Issues – What and What – Examples include:  Human Rights Violations – Who and Who – Examples include:  Earth Day  Woman’s Rights  Animal Rights  Child Exploitation  Pollution  Paternal Rights  Social Issues – Who and What – Examples include:  Homelessness  Education  Immigration
  4. 4. Research Project: Paper Outline  There are five (5) Main Parts of the paper: – Introduction – Cause & Effect – Compare & Contrast – Validity & Reliability – Conclusion  Finish with a Bibliography or Reference page
  5. 5. Research Project: Paper Outline  Introduction – Main Idea (Thesis must be stated)  What is the issue? What makes it important?  Who are the parties involved in the issue?  When did it occur? Is it still going on?  How is it/ or did it take place?  There should be some indication as to where YOU stand on the issue  What statistics or facts illustrate the issue?  Remember to begin your persuasion here [What opinion would you like the reader/viewer to have when you are done.]
  6. 6. Research Project: Paper Outline  Cause and Effect – Why is it / or did it take place? – Which elements are influencing the issue? – What effect does the issue have on those involved? – Does this issue affect most people? How so? – What will happen if nothing changes? Will there be an effect in the future? What might that be?
  7. 7. Cause and Effect Sexual Abuse, Drug Abuse Teen Homelessness
  8. 8. Research Project: Paper Outline  Compare and Contrast – What are the opposing views on the issue? – How are they similar? – How are they different? – What are the strongest points for both sides?  Make sure to strengthen YOUR view with facts – What causes people to view the same issue differently? What are the factors?     Countries Cultures Religions Political Affiliations
  9. 9. Research Project: Paper Outline  Validity & Reliability – What makes the information you found valid? How do we know it is true? – What relevant examples or scenarios relating to the issue did you find? – What evidence supports your view? – What makes the people you quote qualified to support your claim?     Experts Professors Eye witnesses Survivors
  10. 10. Research Project: Paper Outline  Conclusion – Here is where you wrap up your argument and make a final “push” for your point. – What will happen if nothing is done about the issue? – What is your “call to action?” What do you want the reader/viewer to DO as a result of your paper and presentation?     Write Congressman or Congresswoman Sign a petition Join a protest Boycott a company or industry, etc.
  11. 11. Research Project: Paper Outline  Bibliography – Cite where you got your information from:  Books (author, title, year published, publisher)  Newspapers (example: USA Today, article title, author, date)  Remember that this information must come from one of the approved databases provided by MDCPS: – – – – – SIRS Knowledge Source Gale (Senior) Grolier On-line NEWSBANK Worldbook Online
  12. 12. Research Project Paper: MS Word  Begin by creating a cover page
  13. 13. Research Project Paper: MS Word  Go to outline and begin typing the required sections.
  14. 14. Research Project Paper: MS Word •Promote each required section.
  15. 15. Research Project Paper: MS Word  Demote the content of each section that you write to the body.
  16. 16. Research Project Paper: MS Word  Begin filling in each part of the paper until each section is complete.
  17. 17. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  The purpose of the presentation is as follows: – to persuade peers and teacher to become motivated enough to take action on the issue in question.  Students will present to the entire class  Students MUST use Power Point  Presentation must be saved on USB.
  18. 18. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Begin creating your presentation by: – Opening Power point
  19. 19. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Write title and subtitle information on your first slide
  20. 20. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Next create new slides using the outline you created in MS Word 1 2
  21. 21. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Select your project and insert.
  22. 22. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Your outline will appear. You will see the new slides on the left of your screen.
  23. 23. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Delete any duplicate or blank slides. The 5 sections of the paper should remain.
  24. 24. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Begin typing the questions to Introduction.
  25. 25. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Next, replace each question with the answer you wrote from your paper.
  26. 26. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Continue this process until you have finished the entire paper and have a slide for each section.
  27. 27. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  You may choose to add pizzazz to your presentation by inserting the following: – Pictures – Clip Art – Movies – Sound
  28. 28. Compare and Contrast  Insert a Venn Diagram by – Insert  Smart Art
  29. 29. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Choose a layout design that you like
  30. 30. Teen Homelessness A Social Issue in America Intensive Reading Research Project Ms. Rings / Ms. Wray Suzie Student 5/19/2010
  31. 31. Teen Homelessness A Social Issue in America
  32. 32. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Introduction – Main Idea  What is the issue? What makes it important?  Who are the parties involved in the issue?  When did it occur? Is it still going on?  How is it/ or did it take place?  There should be some indication as to where YOU stand on the issue  Remember to begin your persuasion here [What opinion would you like the reader/viewer to have when you are done.]
  33. 33. Research Project: Power Point Presentation  Introduction  Teen homelessness is a major problem in the US that affects an estimated 1.35 million children/teens (3.5 million people total) in the year 2000.  Teens are either runaways or thrown away (rejected from the home by parents or caretakers.)  Every year, an estimated 1.3 and 1.5 million teens runaway or are thrown away in the United States.  Teens either leave the home with no intention to come back or are told they cannot return and given no alternative home.  While on the street, teen are exposed to drugs, violence and sexual abuse.
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