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Step by Step Research & Writing
Why the Step by Step Approach?
Step 1 - Getting Started - preparing for the assignment and getting ready to choose a topic
Step 2 - Discovering and Choosing a Topic - reading to become informed
Step 3 - Looking for and Forming a Focus - exploring your topic
Step 4 - Gathering Information - which clarifies and supports your focus
Step 5 - Preparing to Write - analyzing and organizing your information and forming a thesis statement
Step 6 - Writing the Paper - writing, revising and finalizing

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Links to Online Resources
Links for Research
Links for Writing

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A+ Research & Writing for high school and college students was created by Kathryn L. Schwartz