English III Advanced Argumentative Research

Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. -Zora Neale Hurston

Your five sources MUST include…..
1. An article from the NY Times or another reputable newspaper
2. Information from TWO databases.
3. A book that you physically hold and check out of the library

New York Times Learning Network
301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing - Once you've chosen your topic, take some time to read the New York Times articles linked here.


NWHS Library
Start by going to the library catalog
Select Northwest High School.
Log on by entering your student ID# for the user name and password.
If you don't receive any results try thinking of synonyms for your topic or click the link to see call numbers for common persuasive topics.

Cincinnati Public Library

Opposing Viewpoints - Explore both sides of a wide range of important social issues, such as euthanasia, censorship, gun control, and narcotics. Includes topic overviews, statistics, tables, images, biographies, websites, and articles from periodicals and newspapers. Available via the Cincinnati Public Library and requires card and pin number. If you do not have either of those, see Ms. Miller for logon info.

INFOhio ISearch - Searches most INFOhio resources. Results will primarily include magazine, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles.