What is a broad statement?

A broad statement is a general statement that can apply to a large group of items or people. A broad statement can also be defined as vague because it lacks the specifics or details to clarify the meaning.

Why is it important to first plan your search on a particular topic?

To first plan is important because you have narrow the scope of your argument by identifying the specific subtopic you will research. A broad search will yield thousands of sources, which makes it very difficult to form a focused, coherent argument. It is simply not possible to include every topic in your research.

Why is it necessary to narrow a broad topic down during research?

Narrowing your topic is an important step in the research process. A broad, general topic makes it difficult to find specified research, so narrowing down the topic is needed.

What is one quality of a strong research question?

A good research question requires original data, synthesis of multiple sources, interpretation and/or argument to provide an answer. The answer to the question should not just be a simple statement of fact: there needs to be space for you to discuss and interpret what you found.

How do you write a specific topic?

To choose a general topic, follow the following steps:

  1. Choose a topic area.
  2. Take you topic area and describe it more specifically.
  3. Name a specific aspect of the specific topic.
  4. Write down additional specific about your topic.
  5. Turn your topic into a sentence that is a statement.

How do you make a broad topic?

If your topic is too narrow, try making it broader by asking yourself related questions.

  1. Your topic is too specific. Generalize what you are looking for.
  2. Your topic is too new for anything substantive to have been written.
  3. Use different databases.
  4. Change the Words.

How do you write a rough draft essay?

Here are the steps you can take to write your rough draft:

  1. Choose a topic.
  2. Find information.
  3. Create and state your thesis.
  4. Organize your thoughts and notes.
  5. Make an outline.
  6. Find more information, this time find content that supports your points.
  7. Write your introduction.
  8. Write the body of the paper.

What does it mean to narrow a topic?

It’s a process of working from the outside in: you start with the world of all possible topics (or your assigned topic) and narrow down until you’ve focused your interest enough to be able to tell precisely what you want to find out, instead of only what you want to “write about.”

What is focus on your topic?

What is it? Focusing a research topic is narrowing (or sometimes broadening) a topic so that you can demonstrate a good understanding of it, including enough examples and important details, within the size limits of the project you are required to produce.