Posted: April 8th, 2021

Lesson 5 | English homework help

 

you will research in an attempt to answer the essential question “Can the people of Northern Ireland find lasting peace?”

Look at the table below. You will complete steps 1, 2, and 3 for your assessment in this lesson.

Step 1: Establishing a primary research question

Can Northern Ireland find a lasting peace?

Step 2: Preliminary reserach on the general topic

Encyclopedia articles, scanning basic sources, finding reliable information, crating an annotated bibliography

Step 3: Evaluating preliminary resources and establishing a refined research topic

Looking at your initial research to identify a more precise subtopic to research

Follow these steps to start your research and create your own annotated bibliography.

Step 1:

Annotated Bibliography Notes

Fill in the notes for the amendment and for each of the three categories (multi-media, contemporary cases, advocacy documents). If you need support for the citation, consult the MLA Formatting Guide you printed from the lesson.

Your topic: Can the people of Northern Ireland find lasting peace?

Before you begin your research, identify guiding research questions to support your topic.

Write three support questions for your research that can be definitively answered with factual support:

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Using your support questions to focus your research, locate resources as directed below.

Source 1: online encyclopedia entry

Citation:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

Source 2: one article from a database, online journal, or scholarly journal

Citation:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

Sources 3 and 4: news articles from Irish news sources on one recent event

#3

Citation Information:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

#4

Citation Information:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

Sources 5, 6, and 7: news articles from an international news source on same recent event (may be a U.S. news source)

#5

Citation Information:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

#6

Citation Information:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

#7

Citation Information:

 

 

What information from this source seems the most important? Note key points mentioned in the source.

 

 

How does this source support your topic?

 

 

What information from this source would be most useful to include in your informative/explanatory article?

 

 

 

Step 2:

 

Sample Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography

Duffy, Michael. “First World War.com – Primary Documents – U.S. Espionage Act, 15 June 1917.” First World War.com – A Multimedia History of World War One. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Mar. 2013. .

Key use: This article contains specific information on the issues related to the landmark case. The article explains the Espionage Act of 1917 and why it was passed into law. This source might provide helpful quotes about the Espionage Act and how it related to the Schenck v. United States case.

“Landmark Supreme Court Cases.” Landmark Supreme Court Cases. Bill of Rights Institute, 2010. Web. 13 Mar. 2013.

Key use: This web page has a list of landmark cases relating to free speech and other liberties granted in the Bill of Rights. The list and links are easy to use. This source is a good starting point to locate landmark cases for further research.

Shmoop Editorial Team. “Schenck v. United States.” Shmoop.com. Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 18 Mar. 2013.

Key use: This article provides an explanation of the Schenck v. United States landmark case. This is a helpful summary of the Schenck case; it clearly explains the way free speech has changed because of the Schenck case. This source should be used both for support in understanding the landmark case of Schenck v. Unites States and to provide quotes for use in informative/explanatory article about free speech and the Schenck case.

final product will include:

 Annotated Bibliography Notes
annotated bibliography, including the seven required sources.
Refer to sample bibliography if needed. ^^ located above

 

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