For most of us, writing a research paper is no walk in the park.
Unfortunately, it’s important that you know how to do it!
Check out this video on how to use Diigo to save all your sources in one convenient location.
Now, of course there are other ways besides the Internet to get information, and there’s nothing wrong with cracking open a well-written book to enrich your essay’s content!
It’s a beautiful sunny day, you had a big delicious breakfast, and you show up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for your first class of the day. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that most of us struggle a little or a lot with writing a research paper. It is the same tool I used to write this blog article and make sure my grammar errors were caught without having to hire an expensive editor! Here’s an example of a mind-map I just did for Influential People!
Just as you’re getting comfortable in your chair, your teacher hits you with it: A 5-page, size 12 font research paper… The sky goes black, your breakfast turns to a brick in your stomach. By writing whatever came to my mind and connecting those thoughts, I was able to come up with quite a few influential people to write about — I could come up with EVEN MORE if I kept writing!!
This goes on a separate page, after your main essay and may be titled “Works Cited” or “Bibliography”.
(Make sure to check the guidelines, and ask your teacher!
🙂 Click here to quickly get it set up so when you write your research paper you don’t have any spelling or grammar errors! I have a 3-week timeline you can follow when writing a research paper. It may sound like waaay too early to start, but it gives you enough time to: It’s because the shirt probably wasn’t meant to go in the dryer, and if you had read the tag, you’d have saved yourself one whole article of clothing!
Especially since writing a research paper requires more effort than a regular paper might.