1. Read/Review Craft of Research excerpt in research packet (“p.35-p.48”)
2. *Research Proposal: Post your research proposal following the template below. Remember your topic needs to highlight a conflict a surrounding a controversial food-related issue. (If you end up speaking more about something outside of food that is fine, as long as a facet of your research relates to food).
3. Write a paragraph discussing your motivation, predictions, and questions.
I am studying _________________…
(what topic are you are writing about)
because I want to find out_____________…
(what conceptual* question(s) do you want to learn about)
*A conceptual question is a how/why/relationship/conflict driven question. A conceptual question is NOT simply a fact/stat/quantitative question.
in order to better understand ____________…
(*why you want you care and want to know more)
so that my readers might____________…
(*who is your audience and how do you want them to apply this information to their life?)
Free write about topic: (your motive, predictions, questions)
**Here is a sample research proposal; it’s what your post should look like!