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The freshmen research paper

You will demonstrate your understanding of the research process by providing a claim that answers the question: How does your situation/event exemplify a violation to the human rights outlined in the universal declaration of human rights?  This claim must be clearly stated in a working thesis and supported with credible sources.

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

What is Reseach? A quick overview of the research process.

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

You'll be using NoodleTools to write your bibliography; click here to go to the sign in page!