posted by Carl Wheezer

I'm working on a research paper for this whole unit in English, the first task is to form research questions. But how do I do that? Is it supposed to be in a MLA format/paragraph type? Do I just list the research questions like I would when I'm doing a shopping list- with bullets next to them in a not complete sentences?

  1. Writeacher

    First of all, here's an excellent online resource for MLA guidelines, including paper format and how to do in-text and bibliography (Works Cited) citations:

    For research questions, I would start with a topic and then list all the questions I could think of regarding that topic. In this process, you might alter your topic or narrow it down. Then you might end up editing your research questions, too.

    I'd list my finalized list of research questions (and yes you can use a bulleted list), but phrase them in complete interrogative sentences..


  2. Carl Wheezer

    Thank you.

  3. Leslie

    A Research Question is a statement that identifies the phenomenon to be studied. For example, “What resources are helpful to new and minority drug abuse researchers?”
    To develop a strong research question from your ideas, you should ask yourself these things:
    Do I know the field and its literature well? What are the important research questions in my field? What areas need further exploration? In case you read till the end, I want to inform you that there you may also have your task done if you go to the site I use. Check Prime-Writing.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Research Paper

    can someone tell me what the MLA style is?
  2. english - research paper

    heyy.. i'm writing a research paper on Dr. Seuss. i've posted some questions before on how to write a research paper and stuff. now i just need to know some good, usable sites that will have his biography. also, some sites on subject …
  3. UOP-ETH 125

    I am starting the writing process for an autobiographical research paper and was not sure exactlly what the requirements fo writing this form of paper were. Is it supposed to be written like an autobiography, in the first person?
  4. English

    When your writing any type of research paper are you writing in past or present tense?
  5. Law & Ethics

    I am working on a research paper for a course I am taking through Penn Foster. I have to answer several questions but I don't know if I am supposed to write the questions on the report, or just answer them ..you know..using the correct …
  6. English

    I wrote a paper on Beloved, now I am required to do a MLA Documented Research Paper on this topic. I am stuck on how to begin with a Thesis Statement (subject and predicate)
  7. english

    do you have a section on writing a research paper in mla format
  8. citing on a research paper

    Hi, I am a bit confused on how and when to cite sources on my research paper. For example, I have a small paragraph where I got the statistics from a website but I put it into my own words. So do I put a ( ) after each sentence or …
  9. MLA style

    If i have to write a 1500 word research paper on MLA style. Can the format be like this : 100 word Introduction 400 word 1st paragraph 400 word 2nd paragraph 400 word 3rd paragraph and finally 100 word Conclusion. Is this good enough. …
  10. english

    For my english project I am asked to do the following, "write a research project that is 850 words long in MLA format. My teacher asks the following, in part 2, summarize the findings of your articles and provide commentary and analysis …

More Similar Questions