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Mrs. AbiSamra
Grade 9
Research Essay Checklist
Name: ____________________________

Topic: ____________________________________________________________________________

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Research Question: __________________________________________________________________

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Thesis/Claim: (what do you want to prove?) _______________________________________________

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Evidence 1: (why readers should believe your claim) _________________________________________

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Evidence 2: ________________________________________________________________________

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Evidence 3: _______________________________________________________________________

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Counter-argument(s): ________________________________________________________________

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Restatement of Thesis/claim: (Did you prove it?) ____________________________________________

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Citations used: ______________________________________________________________________

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Paraphrased sentences: _______________________________________________________________

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References: (APA style) _________________________________________________________________
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