English Language Arts 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 their English 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 September 2019) 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 2019) 8th grade/English I: Each student will select a topic related to the Renaissance period and develop a unique driving question. English I students will use this research guide (updated October 2019) 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.
Students will receive directions about due dates and selecting a topic from their social studies teacher. Resources here are for students to use to help conduct quality research and write a well-organized paper. Those who plan to enter the National History Day competition can find information here.
This is an inquiry based research paper and once selecting a topic, you must develop a driving (research) question that you will use to guide your research for the paper.