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Chapter 17. Paper Chase > Time Flies When You're Having Fun - Pg. 192

Paper Chase 192 Forty Days (but Not Forty Nights) If you have eight weeks (40 days) in which to complete a research paper, allocate your time this way: Task 1. Select topic 2. Narrow topic 3. Do thesis statement 4. Research 5. Take notes 6. Outline 7. Draft 8. Find more sources 9. Integrate materials 10. Document 11. Do Works Cited 12. Write frontmatter 13. Revise, edit, proof 14. Keyboard 15. Extra time Days 2 2 1 4 5 1 7 3 3 1 1 1 4 2 2 Date Started ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Date Ended ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Around the Library in Sixty Days If you have two months in which to write a research paper, don't get too comfortable. With that much