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Research week 2012


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Research week 2012

  2. 2. ALL research projects must revolve around the issue of Human Rights.REMEMBER THE WEBSITE MS. IRWIN showed you with all the movie clips. Choose a person or topic from the website to develop a research question. NOT ALLOWED Abortion Holocaust Adolf Hitler Trayvon Martin Kony 2012
  3. 3. A Research Question is a statement thatidentifies the topic to be studied. There are six(6) types of Researchable Questions: -Knowledge Questions -Comprehension Questions -Application Questions -Analysis Questions -Synthesis Questions -Evaluation Questions
  4. 4. KNOWLEDGE QUESTIONSKnowledge questions recall specificinformation. These questions often start withor contain the words: what, when, list, describe,name, & define
  5. 5. COMPREHENSION QUESTIONSComprehension questions often ask the readerto interpret, explain and summarize or tell thewriter to do the same. These questions often start with or contain the words: interpret, summarize, state in your own words, explain, give examples, & predict
  6. 6. APPLICATION QUESTIONSApplication questions often ask you about waysto do something. These questions often start with or contain the words: compute, solve, apply, modify, construct, & predict
  7. 7. ANALYSIS QUESTIONSAnalysis questions ask the reader and/or writerto think about something as a whole and therelationship of its’ parts. These questions often start with or contain the words: How does…relate to…?, Why does…work?, & What distinctions can be made about…?
  8. 8. SYNTHESIS QUESTIONSSynthesis questions include putting partstogether in a new way, developing a plan, sayingsomething in a new way. These questions often start with or contain the words: What predictions can you make based on…? or How would you design a new…?
  9. 9. EVALUATION QUESTIONSEvaluation questions ask for a person to make ajudgment. These questions often start with or contain the words: What judgments can you make about…?, How would you compare to…?
  10. 10. What are Topic Sentence? What is the topic sentence? The topic sentence is the first sentence in a paragraph. What does it do? It introduces the main idea of the paragraph. How do I write one? Summarize the main idea of your paragraph. Indicate to the reader what your paragraph will be about. Example: There are three reasons why Canada is one of the best countries in theworld. First, Canada has an excellent health care system. All Canadians haveaccess to medical services at a reasonable price. Second, Canada has a highstandard of education. Students are taught by well-trained teachers and are encouraged to continue studying at university. Finally, Canadas cities are clean and efficiently managed. Canadian cities have many parks and lots of space for people to live. As a result, Canada is a desirable place to live.
  11. 11. A "citation" is the way you tell your readers that certain material inyour work came from another source. It also gives your readers theinformation necessary to find that source again, including: – information about the author – the title of the work – the name and location of the company that published your copy of the source – the date your copy was published – the page numbers of the material you are borrowingLook inside your brown folder for examples of citations. You can also use to assist you in writing your citations. What is a Citation?
  12. 12. You must develop six (6) researchable questions that REFER TO YOUR coincide with YOUR research topic. BROWN FOLDER FOR ANY OTHERDUE DATESApril 17, 2012 – Create Folder ASSISTANCE WITHApril 19, 2012- First TwoQuestions YOUR RESEARCHApril 27, 2012- Next Two PROJECT…QuestionsMay 3, 2012 – Last TwoQuestionsMay 4, 2012 – All Research