Below are some resources to get you started with your research papers:

ProCon: Leading source for pros and cons of controversial issues

Analyzing Primary Sources.docx

Checkology: Where students learn how to navigate the challenging information landscape by mastering the skills of news literacy. The virtual classroom's 12 core lessons help educators equip their students with the tools to evaluate and interpret the news and learn how to determine what news and information to trust, share, and act on. 

Politifact: This is a fact checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others on its Truth o Meter. 

AllSides: Provides different news resources on the current days news headlines to show biases in our media.

FactCheck: Ask a question get a fact checked answer in the realm of politics, science, and health 

Avoiding Plagiarism.docx


MLA format.doc.docx You can get a free account with your student email address provided through GHS. This will for the most part format your citations for you in both MLA and APA but you may want to check everything over on the reference sheets provided. Also, there should be NO BLANKS and NO n.d. (no date). All information must be provided in a proper citation. 

Please ask Miss Donohue or one of your teachers if you have any questions about these. Each teacher has a specific format that they will want you to follow for your papers (either MLA or APA) and the same is true for college. Do not assume, ask :)