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Writing a research paper pt 2: How to take notes that build on your thesis statements

Effective note taking is a key ingredient in helping students write organized, A-worthy research papers.

Effective note taking is a key ingredient in helping students write organized, A-worthy research papers.

Writing a research paper takes time and planning. Now you’ve narrowed yourself to a single topic and you can formulate one or more thesis statements. Then you’ll decide on one central statement for your paper. Your research will continue for at least another week as you learn how to take notes and gather your sources for your paper.

Writing a research paper

During your first week of working on your research paper, you spent a lot of time looking at sources of information. Read more