This, That, & the Other: Historical Research
To prepare for college, students learn to research a historical event, while thinking like a historian. Then they write an argumentative research essay, which can serve as a cumulative term paper.
US Grade 10 - 12
🥸 What in the world is an argumentative research paper?! An argumentative research paper is harder than researching a topic and presenting findings, which is typical of lower-level research essays. In this class, students learn to research an event and then develop an argument about the significance of that event, based on the facts. They learn to follow the facts and present their findings in an argumentative research essay. Students begin by learning the steps of research: how to get...
Students will receive explicit instruction and will learn: 1. how to ask research questions and then do the hard work to find answers, all while asking more questions. 2. many different writing skills and techniques, including how to write a thesis statement for a research paper. 3. how to read very difficult texts using reading strategies to understand, analyze, and evaluate. 4. how to take the important steps of a research project. 5. how to organize and synthesize information from multiple sources into a coherent essay. 6. how to think historically and critically. 7. about their selected topic of study, including its historical context, its short-term and long-term impact on the world, and they may even discover information that has yet to be discovered!
The instructors who teach this class have English and/or history degrees as well as teacher certificates and experience teaching high school.
Homework OfferedStudents will have 30-60 minutes of homework between classes.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
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$350for 14 classes
2x per week, 7 weeks
Live video meetings
4-16 learners per class