A Group Research Project for Any Novel


“This group research project that can be used with any novel is included in a larger novel unit: The Novel: a unit for any novel

After reading a novel, students work collaboratively with this assignment to research different literary elements of the novel. This assignment asks collaborative groups to research a specific topic, write a short research paper, create a PowerPoint presentation, and present their findings to the class.

This research assignment includes:
• A teacher instruction sheet with suggested timeline
• An assignment handout sheet that includes research paper and PowerPoint guidelines
• Ten different research topics
• A peer evaluation form
• A rubric with blank point value spaces
• A sample PowerPoint to help guide students

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