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EH 101: English Composition I: Choosing a Topic

All aspects of researching for EH 101, from choosing a topic to creating a works cited page

Argument Prompts

Over 1,000 Writing Prompts for Students

Published by the New York Times, this list is divided into topics. All prompts link to articles, videos, and images from the New York Times.

Topic Index:

  • Technology (1-74):
    • Social Media
    • Smartphones
    • Internet & Tech
  • Arts & Entertainment (75-248):
    • Music
    • Television
    • Video Games
    • Movies & Theater
    • Books & Reading
    • Writing
    • The Arts
    • Language & Speech
  • School & Career (249-449):
    • School
    • Learning & Studying
    • Education Tech
    • Teachers & Grading
    • School Rules & Student Life
    • College
    • Work & Careers
  • Identity & Family (450-833):
    • Parenting
    • Family
    • Childhood Memories
    • Growing Up
    • Overcoming Adversity
    • Your Personality
    • Religion & Morality
    • Role Models
    • Gender
    • Race & Ethnicity
    • Neighborhood & Home
    • Money & Social Class
    • What If...
  • Social Life & Leisure Time (834-1,065):
    • Friendship
    • Dating & Sex
    • Looks & Fashion
    • Food
    • Sports & Games
    • Travel
    • Holidays & Seasons
    • Shopping & Cars
  • Science & Health (1,066-1,146):
    • Science & Environment
    • Animals & Pets
    • Exercise & Health
  • Civics & History (1,147-1,225):
    • Guns & the Justice System
    • Government Policy
    • History & News

Selecting a Topic

Opposing Viewpoints

You can also get ideas from a couple of our databases.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CQ Researcher

Organizing your Thoughts

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