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Selecting Topics with the Basics of Life

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Selecting Topics with the Basics of Life

Selecting Topics

The old expression "Well begun is half done" holds true with writing. Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. Have you ever wondered, "What should I write about?"

You can use starting subjects from the "Basics of Life" list to find specific topics. This list contains all of the things necessary for life.

Your Turn Use the "Basics of Life" list below to find a writing topic. Follow these steps:

  1. Scan through the list to find a broad subject area that interests you and fits the assignment.
  2. Click on the subject, and you will find resources on the Thoughtful Learning Web site to inspire you.
  3. Select a specific topic that interests you and fits your assignment.
  4. Start writing!

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Answer Key:

Answers will vary.

Standards Correlations:

The Common Core State Standards provide a way to evaluate your students' performance.

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