How to Write the Best Research Paper Ever! [NOOK Book]

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Be the person in your class or course who really understands how to write the paper that achieves the A! Follow this easy and interesting process to authentically document your work. This reader-friendly text and step-by-step process will help you set and achieve short and long-term goals as you learn how to pick a topic and narrow it, use library resources and search engines, take notes, and summarize, paraphrase and directly quote without plagiarizing. Learn a new way to read--be a spider! Create a challenging ...

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How to Write the Best Research Paper Ever!

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Overview

Be the person in your class or course who really understands how to write the paper that achieves the A! Follow this easy and interesting process to authentically document your work. This reader-friendly text and step-by-step process will help you set and achieve short and long-term goals as you learn how to pick a topic and narrow it, use library resources and search engines, take notes, and summarize, paraphrase and directly quote without plagiarizing. Learn a new way to read--be a spider! Create a challenging and defendable thesis, craft an intriguing introduction, control opposing viewpoints, outline your evidence, and draft, peer and self-evaluate and publish a superb product. Read a helpful essay on avoiding fallacies of logic while laughing yourself silly. Further develop your own writing style within the accepted writing conventions, and learn how to analyze and apply appropriate tone. Rules for the most common citations are given (MLA 5th Edition) with examples, including internet sources. Resources are included for word use, listing over 200 ways to say says, and transitional words, organized by their function, to move smoothly from one idea to the next. A sample paper, sample outlines, and sample Works Cited pages are included!

"Mrs. Blandford has carefully and creatively provided a book that is a guaranteed recipe for success in writing research papers. Not only did I do extremely well on my first research paper by using this book, but now, whenever I have a writing assignment, I refer to this book as a guide. It teaches the skills needed to construct and accomplish a successful research paper, and provides knowledge that can be used to process massiveamounts of information in our knowledge-driven world.It truly is a valuable asset in my life. I would recommend this well-crafted book to anyone who wants to succeed in writing a research paper and writing overall." Jeanette Morelan, Prairie School, Racine, Wisconsin

"When I was in Mrs. Blandford's class, I learned to write a research paper. While I was in high school, she published her research paper unit as a book, and I used it to write my papers. Then, as a college student, I became dependent on it as a resource. Now that I am an English teacher, too, (with a crucial pit stop of student teaching in her classroom), I have been on the teaching side of her process. This book is the most complete research paper learning tool I have encountered." Tom Tuttle, Starbuck Middle School, teacher, Racine Unified School District

"I love this book! It made writing a research paper so much easier than I thought it would be! Just relax. The book will help you be organized. Make sure all your steps are done and turned in, and your whole paper will be done on time.Don't get stressed and do your best!" --Joseph Vital, student, Park High School, Racine Unified School District

"With a book of guidelines like this, writing the BEST research paper EVER couldn't be simpler!" Ashely Monti, Prairie School, Racine, Wisconsin

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452042886
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 1/27/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,309,683
  • File size: 308 KB

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