1 General Research
Introducing possible topics and resources.
Demonstrating Googling questions for searches.
Exploring appropriate and inappropriate websites and sources.
Demonstrating types of Thesis Statements.
Conferencing with individual students on these Thesis Statements, websites and other sources.
Students come up with original overall topics for their papers.
Students will find appropriate websites such as "The Occupational Outlook Handbook" and obtain evidence.
Students will develop Thesis Statements.
Students will document evidence found in their research.
2 First Drafts
Modeling Sandwich paragraphs introducing and explaining the evidence on Microsoft Word complete with citings.
Students will write their papers on Microsoft Word using Sandwich paragraphs and citings.
3 Works Cited
Model and work with individual students on use of Citation Machine to create a Works Cited page using MLA format.
Students will use Citation Machine to document their works cited in proper format by looking at each individual website and source.
4 PowerPoint Presentation
Model and work with individual students on preparing PowerPoint presentations using both evidence and Googled imageries.
Have students review and rehearse presentations before final presentations to the class.
Students will prepare PowerPoint presentations using evidence from their papers and available imageries appropriate to each slide of evidence.
Students will practice and make presentations to the class.