Research Process

PHASE OF GUIDED INQUIRY
ACTION
TOOLS TO USE
1. Open
  • Initiating research process

2. Immerse
  • Selecting topic
CMS Serves
3. Explore
  • Exploring information
MCHS and Public Library Databases
4. Identify
  • Formulating focus
  • Identify inquiry question
  • Decide direction
Evaluating Resources

5. Gather
  • Collecting information on focus and seeking meaning
Taking Notes: What should I write down?

  • Facts that support your thesis statement
  • Statistics that support your thesis statement
  • Information that supports your thesis statement
  • ANYTHING that supports your thesis statement

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6. Create


7. Share
  • Preparing to present
Formatting and Finishing
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8. Evaluate
  • Assessing process
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