This project allows you to investigate a topic of your choice. In the process, you will learn how to make choices about writing topics; how to generate good questions; how to take and keep track of notes; how to organize your information to draft, write, and revise a paper; and how to edit, peer edit, and finalize your findings. You will also have an opportunity to do a visual project related to your topic and present it to the class.

Below are the some of the steps we will follow and assignments related to each:

An overview of the assignment, including due dates, steps, and requirements:

The written assignment:

The visual component of the inquiry project:

Steps along the way:

Choosing a topic:

Developing inquiry questions to pursue during the research process:

Investigating non-fiction and reference books:

Composing a working bibliography:

The rubric: