This is an overview of the Argumentative Research Paper Project and the relevant steps required for you to meet this course requirement. To view specific information for each step, navigate to the appropriate topic for each assignment.
Choosing your topic
Creating a thesis statement
Researching and taking notes
Topics 5 and 6
Developing an outline
Writing a first draft
Developing a Works Cited page
Revising and editing
Topics 10 and 11
Submitting the final draft of the research paper
Use the links below to jump to each step
You’ll also find these available in each topic as listed above.
· Step 2: Creating a thesis statement. Keep in mind that this research essay must go beyond the purpose of merely informing; it must also take a stance on the topic you have chosen. This resource explains what a research paper is (and what it isn’t).