Students will complete a research paper using the MLA (Modern Language Association) format. This will include choosing a topic, forming a thesis statement, researching the topic, creating an outline, and writing a research paper using in-text citation with a Works Cited page. Students will also read and analyze three literary works covering various genres including English and American literature. Students will complete papers/projects based on these novels.
Textbook: MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th edition (978-1603292627)
Books: Below are the links to purchase each novel for English. A new copy of each novel is required. The purpose is for class unity and for students to be able to annotate while studying each novel: