Choose Key Words
These words are the main concepts of your topic statement. Before you begin looking for information, select up to 3 key words to begin your research. To save time, generate a list of related key words to use for back up information searches.
SAMPLE TOPIC: Schools Should Install Metal Detectors to Prevent Violence
PRIMARY SUBJECT: school violence
KEY WORDS: metal detectors, guns, schools, violence
RELATED WORDS: firearms, safety, shootings, students
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