Research & Writing Course for Rising 11th & 12th Graders

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

To improve student literacy through research, reading and writing skills.

The writing process

  • Choosing and developing a research topic
  • Gathering information/Note-taking
  • Creating an outline
  • Writing strategies: Tell & Show
  • Revising strategies for ideas, organization, style and grammar

To focus and strengthen student reading and note-taking.

  • Reading for main idea & supporting details (2-column notes)
  • Evaluating the quality of sources; when and how to cite sources
  • Determining what constitutes “common knowledge”

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