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Key terms for this activity:
Claim, argument, or research question
Each group has been provided with a sample research question and keywords and a sample scholarly article or original research article.
Skim headings of the article (ex. Introduction, Literature review)
Identify a claim or research question (Hint: look in Abstract!)
Identify the findings (Hint: Look in discussion/conclusion)
Find one quote from an older article mentioned in the introduction or literature review
(If there is one) Methodology: Identify a group studied
Share out to the rest of the class
Support your point of view on a controversial issue with facts and statistics from primary and government documents, photos, and magazine & newspaper articles which have already argued your case.
Tip: Not sure of your topic yet? Once you've clicked on the link above, click on "Browse Issues" and search through the topics listed there to find one that speaks to you!
Tip: Look for the icon to generate an MLA style citation to add to your works cited!
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