Historical Research Project
Step 1: Select your topic
Step 2: Develop your inquiry (research) questions using Bloom’s taxonomy.
Create at least one question for each tier of Bloom’s taxonomy. Refer to the Bloom’s
graphic organizer to formulate tiered research questions reflective of your topic.
Step 3: Use the Inquiry Questions checklist to self-evaluate before submitting your
questions for evaluation and approval.
Step 4: Use questions to direct library research using at least three different types of
library resources (non-fiction print resources, encyclopedia, internet, etc.). Record
Step 5: Transfer information from note cards into a Main Idea graphic organizer or outline
divided into three parts: Introduction, Body and Conclusion.
Use the checklist to self-evaluate.
Step 6: Create a visual representation that includes the final copy form of your research:
Portfolio cover – Project title, relevant picture or illustration, student name, class
period, date of submission. Include specific project elements determined by teacher.