Persuasive Research Paper<br />CA III<br />
Choosing a topic<br />Pick an issue that …<br />you feel strongly about.<br />	controversial.<br />	hasn’t been done too m...
Pitfall #1<br />Broad topic…<br />Too much information.<br />Could not fit all of the information in 5 paragraphs.<br />Wr...
Pitfall #2<br />Narrow topic…<br />	Too little or no information.<br />Cannot successfully develop 5 paragraphs.<br />Zero...
Research time & How to use it<br /><ul><li>Opposing Viewpoints
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Persuasive Research CAIII

  1. 1. Persuasive Research Paper<br />CA III<br />
  2. 2. Choosing a topic<br />Pick an issue that …<br />you feel strongly about.<br /> controversial.<br /> hasn’t been done too many times.<br />Can you find evidence to support your opinion?<br />Who cares?<br />Will you understand the research?<br />
  3. 3. Pitfall #1<br />Broad topic…<br />Too much information.<br />Could not fit all of the information in 5 paragraphs.<br />Write a book about the topic? Too broad!<br />Examples:<br />Sports<br />Global warming<br />Agriculture<br />
  4. 4. Pitfall #2<br />Narrow topic…<br /> Too little or no information.<br />Cannot successfully develop 5 paragraphs.<br />Zero results--too narrow!<br />Examples:<br /> T-ball injuries among elementary students<br />Effect of weather changes on algae growth<br />Rodenticide Act’s effect on farmers in Midwest<br />
  5. 5. Research time & How to use it<br /><ul><li>Opposing Viewpoints
  6. 6. SIRS
  7. 7. Choose topic and get </li></ul>approval by Mrs. Benson<br /><ul><li>Stick with the LibGuide</li></li></ul><li>Once topic is chosen & approved<br /><ul><li>Find 3-5 articles
  8. 8. Begin highlighting
  9. 9. Create works cited</li>

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