By: Dolores Baker.   Coach Davis B’day 2nd Period    English IV
The basic 1,2, and 3’s To a good         Research paper. First you need to figure out the topic of what you are  going to...
What information are you looking for?    Keyword searching is a strategy to help you find the information you want. Befor...
The two main search engines that    are being used today are:Google          Yahoo
10 Easy tips when doing a Research              project.! 1. Identify and Document Your Research Topic or    Problem   2...
The 7 main steps to Doing a research               Paper. STEP 1: IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP YOUR TOPIC STEP 2: FIND BACKGROUN...
Doing a research project is neverreally as hard as you make it seemsometimes you just have to giveyourself a little more c...
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The research process guide

  1. 1. By: Dolores Baker. Coach Davis B’day 2nd Period English IV
  2. 2. The basic 1,2, and 3’s To a good Research paper. First you need to figure out the topic of what you are going to be researching. Then you have to have your mind set on what information you are mainly going to be looking for. Always use more then one source such a Books, Magazines, internet, and Etc.
  3. 3. What information are you looking for? Keyword searching is a strategy to help you find the information you want. Before you begin searching create a list of words that describe your topic. Use a thesaurus to stimulate your word choice. Generate synonyms for your topic Creating a list of Keywords will help you focus (narrow) in on your topic. As you research and depending on what you find you may have to change your keywords to broaden or narrow your results. Use names of important people, places and events/issues. Remember to also browse your textbook for keywords.
  4. 4. The two main search engines that are being used today are:Google Yahoo
  5. 5. 10 Easy tips when doing a Research project.! 1. Identify and Document Your Research Topic or Problem 2. Conduct Background Research 3. Give Yourself Plenty of Time 4. Determine The Types of Information You Will Need 5. Select Your Tools Carefully 6. Plan Your Search Strategy 7. Document Your Search Thoroughly 8. Evaluate Your Results 9. Cite Your Research 10. If Youre Confused, Ask for Help!
  6. 6. The 7 main steps to Doing a research Paper. STEP 1: IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP YOUR TOPIC STEP 2: FIND BACKGROUND INFORMATION STEP 3: USE CATALOGS TO FIND BOOKS AND MEDIA STEP 4: USE INDEXES TO FIND PERIODICAL ARTICLES STEP 5: FIND INTERNET RESOURCES STEP 6: EVALUATE WHAT YOU FIND STEP 7: CITE WHAT YOU FIND USING A STANDARD FORMAT (MLA/APA)
  7. 7. Doing a research project is neverreally as hard as you make it seemsometimes you just have to giveyourself a little more credit andtake time to actually attempt at itbefore saying you can’t.!(: I hopeyou enjoyed my Power Point onhow to do a research Paper.’
  8. 8. The End’.

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