Thursday, March 08, 2012 English 9 Research Paper Navejar, Dammanna, Huth
Learning Objectives-Common Core• W.9-10.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.• W.9-10.8. Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.• W.9-10.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. – Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning”).
Research Writing• You will write a research paper on the dangers of co-sleeping• We have pulled the research for you• You will review the research and learn the following (see next slide)
Student Friendly ObjectivesWe will learn the following in this unit: What is a reliable source Quote sandwiches How to properly cite a source Topic sentence/claim APA (at least cover it) Quote or evidence MLA How to cite sources Analysis In-text Revision Works cited See online sources for How to take notes Revision Cornell Notes (see PDF in Editing folder) Presentation Fine tuning thesis statement Organizational process See MPS Oral Outline (optional) Presentation rubric
Research WritingA research report presents information from many different sources and indicates where the information comes from. Here are step-by-step directions to help you create a research report1. PrewritingSelect a topic that fits the assignment, research the topic, and organize the information you gather. We are here** Thursday, March 8th2. WritingIntroduce the topic clearly, provide information in a logical order, cite sources, and reflect on what the information means.3. RevisingImprove your work by making sure you have included the most important information in the best order.4. EditingCheck your facts for accuracy, check your writing for correctness, and make sure you have used the correct formats for citations and bibliographies.
Terms or Devices you should know Write down the following list in your notes. Leave a space in-between each term so you can fill in your notes on the term. You will check mark the words you learn along the way.• Summarize• Paraphrase• Quoting• In-text citation• Work cited page• Plagiarism• Fact vs. opinion• Evidence• Credibility of sources• Essay structure – Introduction – Body – Conclusion• Thesis statement• Revision• Editing• Transition
Read the following text, Co-sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome• Postulated- to claim or assume the existence or truth of, especially as a basis for reasoning or arguing.• Mechanism- the agency or means by which an effect is produced or a purpose is accomplished.• Hypoxia- inadequate oxygenation of the blood.• Obstruction- something that obstructs, blocks, or closes up with an obstacle or obstacles; obstacle or hindrance• Thermal- Also, thermic. of, pertaining to, or caused by heat or temperature:• Prone- having the front or ventral part downward; lying face downward.• Supine- lying on the back, face or front upward.
Sleeping infants• Prone- having the front or ventral part downward; lying face downward.• Supine- lying on the back, face or front upward.
Co-sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome• What is the title?• Who is the author?• What is the publication?• When was the article written?• What is the page number?• What is the volume number?• Where are the author’s sources located?
Co-sleeping and sudden infant death syndrome• Read the first paragraph• What is the author’s thesis?• Where is it located?• Summarize the thesis.