Research Paper Writing Unit: Lessons, PowerPoint, Handouts, Research Bundle


This Research Paper Writing Unit Bundle includes five and resources to help make teaching resource paper writing a breeze. This research writing unit includes lessons on paraphrasing, quoting, summarizing, 9th edition MLA format and citations, research paper writing, and academic vocabulary.

This Research Paper Writing Unit Bundle includes everything you will need to help your students master research writing.

The main research paper writing unit includes:

  • An engaging and editable, 72-slide PowerPoint
  • A PDF document with teaching materials.

The research writing instructional presentation is a multi-day teaching presentation that introduces students to the basics of research paper writing and MLA format, which is updated for the current 9th edition requirements. 

The research paper writing presentation covers the steps to writing a research paper, the differences between reliable and unreliable sources, MLA citations and formatting, source cards, and more. It also includes writing examples and sentence starters to help students improve their research writing skills. 

This research paper writing unit includes:

  • A multi-day, standards-based unit outline
  • An MLA citations and source cards student handout
  • Source card graphic organizer
  • Research writing guidelines handout
  • Research paper outline
  • Research paper assignment about an invention created before 1950
  • Multiple research paper writing graphic organizers
  • Peer edit form
  • Research paper grading rubric

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