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U.S. History between the Civil War and World War I: Home


U.S. History

Between the Civil War and World War I

Ms. Goelz

Assignment Sheet

Assignment Outline

Stage 1 Overview: Getting Started/Information Gathering

  1. Develop your research question. Brainstorm background knowledge about this time period.

  2. Gather further information about your reformer from resources available in the library.

    Information will be gathered in Noodle Notecards.

  3. Formulate a thesis: an answer to your research question

Stage 2 Overview: Research phase

  1. Finalize Thesis

  2. Continue to Create Notecards using Noodle Tools

  3. Look for more information that relates to your thesis. This info may support or refine your

    thesis. Any contradictory information that is found may be used within your


  4. Organize supporting evidence into an outline (optional)

Stage 3 Overview: Writing phase

  1. Write a first draft of your paper that includes your In-Text citations and Works Cited

  2. Peer Thesis Consultation and Analysis (if time permits)

  3. Revise and edit first draft to produce a final draft

Stage 4 Overview: Class Discussion
      a. Prepare for Discussion and Sharing Research

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