The Research Process

Over the past fifteen years in MSAD #50 and now in RSU #13, the librarians and teachers have developed a research process that is part of the literacy curriculum for each student in grades K-12. The way in which the process has been implemented varies according to the ages and needs of the students, but all the projects include the same basic skills.


Identify the question(s)


Find the sources

Identify and revise the question(s)

Notetaking (download sheets below)

Organize completed notes to make outline for paper

Create Rough Draft from notes only

Revise and Edit as often as necessary

Include final Bibliography for all papers K-12 


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