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The Best Resources To Help Students Write Research Essays


I’m going to have my combined Intermediate/Beginning English Language Learner class write research essays on the planets in our solar system (see The Best Sites For Learning About Planets & Space). So, today, before our Super Bowl party begins, I decided to bring together a few online reinforcing activities.

Of course, previous “The Best…” lists, The Best Resources For Learning Research & Citation Skills and The Best Online Resources To Teach About Plagiarism can also be useful.

I hope readers will contribute more!

Here are my choices for The Best Resources To Help Students Write Research Essays:

Having model essays is critical. Here are three interactive essays from HRW, in order of increasing sophistication:

Controlling Lava

Sixty Years Of Men’s Haircuts

Forgotten Heroes

Here are a series of interactive exercises from CUNY.

Great Source has a research writing tutorial.

You can see the other “Best of…” lists here, and you can also find links to these, and 8,000 other categorized sites, on my webpages.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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