Research Paper Unit

Jenny Buchanan
Lee’s Summit High School
Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Sara Forsman
Liberty High School
Liberty Missouri

Dianne O’Bryan
Blue Valley High School
Stilwell, Kansas

Grade Level
High School

Language Arts
Social Studies
European History
World History

Time Needed
To be determined by teacher

The purpose of this project is to help secondary school teachers effectively guide their students through the research process, step by step. Guidelines for the paper, templates, and activities that can be used and adapted for any research paper are provided. The emphasis of the project is on how to successfully narrow a topic that fits into a Holocaust related theme, research the topic using primary and secondary sources, sensitively and accurately write about the topic, and document findings using MLA formatting. This program will be helpful for teachers and students wishing to enter the White Rose Essay Contest. It also encourages students who have researched a specific of the Holocaust to continue in their education about the Holocaust.

Lesson Plan

This teaching unit was designed by members of the Isak Federman Holocaust Teaching Cadre.

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