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Mrs. Lashbrook's Freshmen Research Paper: Acts of Inhumanity: Home

The freshmen research paper

You have recently read and studied Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech.  In your research paper you need to address/prove the idea that King's speech can be applied universally.  You will be required to write a thesis driven paper about an act of inhumanity you have selected to research. You will include textual evidence from a variety of sources to support your thesis and to prove that the ideas put forth in King's speech apply to the situation in which you are researching.

Learning Target

I can select,evaluate and synthesize sources to support my thesis.

Research Vocabulary

Research Vocabulary: Understanding the meanings of the following terms is essential to understanding the research process.  Are you familiar with them?  Do you know what they mean?  Take notes as we discuss them.

  • Thesis statement
  • Primary and Secondary sources
  • Works Cited
  • Database
  • Parenthetical citation

Declaration of Human Rights for Youth

Academic Integrity

Cite your sources!

BHS uses the MLA style of citation.  Hopefully you all have your Style Manuals from the fall!  No?! Fear not, we have extra copies and it is also available on the Library Website