Teaching Research Papers with High School Students

Stuck on teaching research papers? To effectively teach research papers, teachers must use different angles and methods to reach high school students.

Melissa: Differentiate

Research writing is not something that is one-size-fits all. We have to differentiate units to make them relevant and to fit different readiness levels. Using teaching approaches like stations, color coding, and flipped lessons helps us to meet students at their readiness levels.

Lauralee: 3 Simple Ideas

Keep three ideas in mind to focus students: ethical research, clear expectations, and strong writing. Everything that you teach and work on with students can be traced back to one of those concepts. Read how not to complicate research papers for you or your students.

Teaching research writing is a part of any high school ELA course. These tips for your writing lessons will help you and your students succeed.

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