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Basic Requirements for the Author Research Project

You will present a research paper on the author of your choice as approved by your teacher.

  • You may work with a partner if you choose.
  • The paper will be 3-5 pages in length (not including title page and works cited).
  • An outline must be developed and turned in for a grade (see timeline).
  • A rough draft must be developed and turned in for a grade (see timeline).
  • A works cited page (MLA format) must be documented and turned in with the rough draft.
  • Remember that you must have at least three resources including at least one print resource.
  • Essays should follow the standard expectations of style:
  • 12 point standard-type font (Times New Roman, Arial, Courier, etc.) and double-spaced
  • 1 inch margins
  • Black ink
  • Title page with author and student’s name/students’ names, date, and period number