Sample questions like these will help you to define your tasks: · Why was America isolationist after World War I?
· What role does anti-Semitism play in Shakespeare’s plays? · What role does DNA analysis play in criminal investigations?
Consult a style guide to make sure you are always citing properly.
Write a two-page overview of your topic using the book as a source.
Be sure to include page numbers for the information you use.
You don’t have to worry about format just yet – just type page numbers and author/book name for now.
If you are truly interested in your topic, the research process should generate excitement.
Think of yourself as an investigative reporter or a detective uncovering information that is as yet undiscovered.
It can be changed and revised to allow you to prove your thesis more effectively.
ü Is it relevant and sophisticated enough to meet my teacher’s approval?