How to Write a Research Paper


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What is the proper order of the steps in writing a research paper?

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1. In which step do you create a general plan for each paragraph of your paper?

2. What is the difference between revising and editing?

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Make your way through the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about writing a research paper. Components of these papers and strategies for completing them are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will test you on:

  • How editing and revising differ
  • Step where you create a general plan for writing a paper
  • Something you don't need to note when citing a research paper
  • Creating a question to help direct research and become the central idea of the paper
  • Steps for writing a research paper

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on writing a research paper
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps that go into writing a research paper
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as revising and editing

Additional Learning

Go over more details about the writing process using the lesson called, How to Write a Research Paper. This lesson can help you:

  • Determine what a research paper is
  • See what preparation goes into the writing one of these papers
  • Review examples of a successful research paper