When looking for a topic it's best to choose a topic that has personal interest to you.
You may also choose to:
-Scan current magazines or newspapers.
-Research something you heard in the news or in another class.
-Use library resources.
Once you have selected a topic use this worksheet to develop your research strategy. This approach will provide you with an organized approach to finding your resources.
When you are asked to do a research project on a topic of your choice keep in mind:
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