Part 1) Starting your research
paper: In conjunction with Thursday's Question Set 3 Discussion,
in this part of the informal writing you will create and test a
"starter" thesis based on the research that you have done so far this
term on for your Research Paper. Here are the steps to follow:
1) Write down the central
question that you are trying to answer in your Research Paper then
propose a preliminary answer to that question based on your research to
date. The answer to the question is your "starter" thesis.
2) Indicate one and ideally three sources (i.e. primary sources or
documents) that you have so far used to test your starter thesis.
3) In your research did you find that the thesis was borne
not? Explain using quotes from your sources.
4) Describe what you think the next steps in the project
should be and
Part 2) Starting your review: Using the instructions for the book
review, write the introduction for your review and the analytical
summary. You will receive critique on these in time to work it
into the review.
Part 3) Optional: For up to 5
additional points to be applied to
this assignment or any previous writing assignment(s) submit a further
pages of notes from your research project.