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Junior Research Paper English 2019-2020: Research Checkpoints

Checkpoints 2019-2020

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Specificity: Question can be answered by interpreting definitive and detailed information.

Uniqueness Question builds on researcher’s prior knowledge; answer requires synthesizing and applying new information on a topic of personal interest.

Complexity Question invites researcher to initiate and sustain exploration of relevant and sophisticated issues, problems, perspectives and resources.

Scope A range of sources is available for answering this question including, but not limited to, scholarly publications.

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