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Read Your Assignment

Start by reading your assignment. Did your instructor give you a specific topic? Or a list of topics to choose from? Make sure you know their expectations and requirements so that you pick an appropriate topic and know what you'll need. This is a good point to ask your instructor any questions you have about the assignment.

Search for Topic Ideas

If you can freely choose your topic, try out these sources to find ideas for researchable topics: