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Teaching the Research Paper for Local Action
Carlin Borsheim and Robert Petrone
The English Journal
Vol. 95, No. 4 (Mar., 2006), pp. 78-83
Published by: National Council of Teachers of English
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30047094
Page Count: 6
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Carlin Borsheim and Robert Petrone describe a research paper unit that focuses on social action at the local level. High school sophomores begin by critically examining their school and community to develop topics of real interest to them and then create a document usable for promoting positive change.
The English Journal © 2006 National Council of Teachers of English