Once you have your topic, it's time to think about how you'll search for it. For the best results, you'll want to break down your topic into a few keywords. These keywords are the main ideas for your topic that you'll use to search.
Let's start with this topic:
Now, we want to pick out the keywords:
In this case, our keywords are dress code and student success. These are what we will use when we start searching in the next step.
You don't want to stop there, however. Take a minute to think of synonyms or related ideas for your keywords. If your first search doesn't give you many results, you may want to try these instead.
Now that we have those, we can move to the next step and start searching.