Research on the Abuse and Neglect In America: Social Roles/Families in Times of Struggle

Objective: I will explain the influence of Abuse and Neglect on American Culture, where people are living where abuse and neglect are most prevalent in America and its effects on health care, education, and opportunities for citizens.
You will complete a sequential informative research essay on Abuse and Neglect in America. You will research the effects of abuse and neglect. Your essay should include information about abuse and neglect, health care, race and gender, equal rights, educational opportunities.
Directions:
  1. I. Generate research questions that will focus your essay sections that focus on the items in bold, such as: (you should have 10 questions total. You may use these questions)
    1. a. What effect does abuse/neglect have on development?
    2. b.
    3. c. Who and what kinds of programs are available
  2. II. Fill out a frame that organizes how you will lay out your essay
  3. III. Break down each question to locate information that supports it
  4. IV. MAKE SURE TO PRINT OUT AND/OR COPY BOOKS SO YOU CAN SITE YOUR SOURCE
  5. V. Read and highlight information and put it into notes. You can do this is 2 ways. You can use note cards or notebook paper with a title of the section you are working on
  6. VI. Create an outline using the questions as section topics (I) and the letters (a.b.c., etc) to put the information from when you broke your questions down further.
  7. VII. Create your reference page. Make notes on the sources you intend to directly site
  8. VIII. Begin your rough draft
  9. IX. Edit
  10. X. Teacher edit
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Gale Virtual Reference Library: Information about Abuse & Neglect in America
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Psychology Collection: Information on HOW abuse and neglect may affect the brain, learning, and development
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Criminal Justice Collection: How people are punished in regards to the abuse of children and family member.
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Communication & Mass Media Collection: Will have articles relating to people in the media who have made the news about Abuse & Neglect
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