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Develop Focused Topics


Develop focused, appropriate, and interesting topics for writing. 0801.3.4

Links verified on 8/18/2014

  1. Choosing and Narrowing Topics - ideas for developing focused writing

  2. Focusing a Research Topic - Tip sheet
  3. Focus in writing - Lesson plan ; focus in writing means, among other things, maintaining a central idea throughout the piece.
  4. How to Focus Your Mind, Your Topic and Your Writing - Here are some tools that will help you focus.
  5. Research and Writing Step by Step - Follow the steps below to get an idea of things you should be thinking about and doing, and some of the strategies which will help.
  6. Staying Focused and organized when writing an essay - Slideshow presentation.
  7. Techniques for Writing: Using Specific Language - Strike a balance between specific and general language. Interactive exercise.

  8. Topics - 300 writing topics to inspire you to come up with plenty of fresh ideas of your own.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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