How to Write a Research Proposal


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Which of the following statements would be considered a claim to support the argument, 'Aldous Huxley drew inspiration from William Shakespeare?'

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1. Which of the following would be considered a strong thesis statement?

2. When writing a research proposal, what's the suggested strategy for moving from a topic to a research question?

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How do you write a research proposal? You can assess your knowledge of writing tips and what a research proposal should look like by using the quiz and worksheet.

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  • A strong thesis statement
  • A good source for a research paper
  • The suggested strategy for moving from a thesis statement to an argument
  • A suggested strategy for moving from a topic to a research question
  • A claim to support an argument

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about suggested strategies for writing research proposals
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on writing a research proposal
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an example of a strong thesis statement and interpret it correctly

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