Author:
Ellen Feig
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Module
Level:
College / Upper Division
Tags:
Research Statement, Social Issue, Topic Question
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English

Formulating a Topic Statement

Overview

How to formulate a topic statement 

Finding your final paper topic

Students will begin work on their final argumentative research paper by determining topic and creating a research topic question

You will research a social issue and develop the topic for your final paper. Using the materials attached, please do the following:

1. Research a topic you are interested in

2. Develop a topic question that can be responded to with yes or no (pro or con)

3. Take the topic question and begin to formulate arguments for your paper