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Brainstorm keywords

Try brainstorming your topic.

  • What do you need to know? 
  • What do you already know?
  • Think about synonyms and related words.

Use pen and paper and create your own, or try an online tool.

You could do this with your friends in a group.
Some people find it useful to make a mind map or concept map like the one below.

concept_map_lrg, 2008, by jean-louis Zimmermann. (Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)

 

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