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Goals for this project:

  • To learn about MLA formatting and how to create a works cited page
  • To learn about library databases and how to navigate through them
  • To practice creating a thoughtful, specific, and provable thesis statement


The purpose of this assignment is to develop your research skills and prepare you for your ELA research paper. You will learn about researching a topic, evaluating your sources and MLA format.  In addition you will focus on developing a thesis statement, and finding textual evidence to support your thesis.  Your final product will be a detailed outline and a works cited page.