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Sherry A. Weaver

English, Yearbook and ELL Teacher

8th Grade Writing

Sample in class research essay

Research guidelines:

3 sources minimum

Arguments for both sides of your issue must be mentioned

Reliable source: no blogs, social media posts, or questionable articles

Sites with .org, .edu, .gov, etc., are usually reliable

Check your source for credentials – what is their profession?

You will turn in 3 paraphrases (more if you choose) by March 29th (last day of school before Easter break); you will have class time to work on this Monday – Wednesday. (Vocab test is Thursday)

Our in-class sample paraphrases are attached. Feel free to model yours after this example.

Enjoy learning about your topic – you may just change your mind!

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