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

The freshmen research paper

You have recently read and studied Night by Elie Wiesel and discussed the evils of man during this time in history.  You have also discussed the Declaration of Basic Human Rights.  For your research paper you will 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 demonstrate that basic human rights have been violated.

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