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Develop Focused Topics


Develop focused, appropriate, and interesting topics for writing. 0601.3.4

Links verified on 5/30/2014

  1. Choosing and Narrowing Topics - ideas for developing focused writing
  2. Choosing an Effective Essay Topic - The key is to remember the objectives of the essay and to determine the kind and topic based on those objectives.
  3. Choosing a Topic -This handout provides detailed information about how to write research papers including discussing research papers as a genre, choosing topics, and finding sources.
  4. How to Choose a Paper Topic - Here are some helpful approaches to choose that topic.
  5. Techniques for Writing: Using Specific Language - Strike a balance between specific and general language. Interactive exercise.
  6. Topics - 400 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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