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Developing a Topic
How do you choose a topic? Try these tips:
- Think about the readings you have done in class - what is most interesting to you?
- Type a topic into Google and review the first results without clicking on any - what do you see?
- Use a reference book in the library or a reference source online to browse the era/civilization you are interested in
- Think about aspects of civilization to narrow your topic: food, communication, dance, marriage, art, gender roles, religion, etc
Reference Books in the Library
These reference materials are a good place to start to determine if your topic will work for this assignment.