Name _________________________            Period ____                 Date ___________________

 

WRITING THE MLA RESEARCH PAPER

 

                PREWRITING: PLANNING AND RESEARCHING

 

Choosing a Topic

Directions:

        To begin writing your research paper, you will need to choose a topic that you can write about in a paper that will have a body three pages long.

        Your topic should not be something that needs a whole book to explain it.

        On the other hand, your topic shouldn't be so narrow that you can't find enough information.

        Pick a topic that interests you from the list below.

 

 Possible Topics

 

The topic Im going to look for information about is __________________________.