Your textbook describes several strategies for developing essay topics.
On page 16, you will see a discussion of several strategies, including
“Ideas for Writing,” “Invention Questions,” and “Points of Contact."
Describe these three strategies in your own words. Which of the
strategies described in your text do you think will help you most in
developing topics? Explain why you feel this strategy will be helpful to
Using one of the strategies, develop ideas about a topic for your
narrative essay that focuses on a situation or event from your past.
When you move on to other classes, how could you use or adapt the topic-development strategies described in the text?