By Ed McBain / Evan Hunter

A Bio and Interview of Evan Hunter

The story: The Last Spin (print version)

A story about teenage street gangs and how they solve problems.

A WebQuest on teenage street gangs. Created by Nellie Deutsch

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The Written Reports

The written file consists of 7 parts.

Cover Page  |

 Table of Contents  |




|  Bibliography


1. The cover page consists of the research topic, the topic question, and the team members.

2. The table of contents must be numbered – a number for each page.

3. Page number one is the introduction page. It consists of an introduction to the article.

Here you introduce your topic and topic question in greater detail.

4. Following the introduction is the actual body. This is the written part. Here you may write as many paragraphs as you need.  However, each paragraph must be connected to the other and to both the topic and the topic question. 

5. Next page is the conclusion.  This page summarizes and may include your views.

6. The bibliography gives a list of the sources used. All the sources must be listed alphabetically.

7. The final page of your written file is the appendix.  It should consist of pictures,  drawings, photographs, graphs, questionnaires, or interviews.


Important Notes to Remember

1. Only summaries in your own words will be accepted. You are not allowed to plagiarize.

2. You must document all your sources properly in the bibliography and in the footnotes.

3. Your written work should be typed in double spacing. The size of the letters should be 12.

4. The written work is your finished product. The team should edit it for accuracy. You should hand in your drafts before so that your teacher can point out your mistakes.

5. Don't forget to hand in your reflections.

6. Your oral presentation is the way you present your work.

7. Each team member must participate in the presentation.

8. The presentation is evaluated both by the other teams as well as by your teacher.

9. You may use any visual or other aids that you find suitable for your topic.

10. The presentation should be at least 10 minutes long.

11. Each team member should be an expert on the topic at this point.

12. Any one of the team members may be asked questions by the other teams or by the teacher.

13. Time is a very important aspect of your projectYour team needs to be efficient.   Learn to manage your time well.  You will have some class time to work on the project. Make the most of it .

Remember: It's team work so share and share alike.


Have Fun!


WebQuest template adapted from Spartanburg County School District Three

Last updated January 14, 2005 by Nellie Deutsch

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