English Language Arts/Social Studies Research Paper for Middle School Students in middle school will receive grades from both their English teacher and their social studies teacher for this research paper.
All students in grades 6th-8th will work with both their English teacher and social studies teacher to complete a research paper. 6th grade: Each student will select a person from history and write about what made this person a great leader in their field. Sixth grade students will use this research guide (updated October 2018) to find information in a variety of sources. 7th grade: Each student will select an event from the Civil Rights Movement that changed the course of history. Pathfinder for 7th graders (updated October 2018) 8th grade: Each student will select a topic related to the Renaissance period and develop a unique driving question. Eighth graders will use the research guide (updated October 2018) as a way to find information from a variety of sources.
Social Studies Research Paper for High School To receive honors' credit for any social studies class, students must complete and receive a passing grade on a social studies research paper during the semester in which they are enrolled in the course.