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Writing 10 (Xu): *Synonyms for Keywords

College Reading & Composition

Brainstorm Synonyms

As a class, we are going to use Jamboard to brainstorm some synonyms for the keywords in our sample research question.


Here is a chart with keywords and potential synonyms based on a revised research question from the Using & Selecting Keywords video.

RQ: Are young adults who play video games at an increased risk of being violent?
young adults teenagers adolescents youth  
video games online gaming Call of Duty Massive Multiple Player games computer games
violent school shooting aggressive cruel delinquency

Identify Keywords & Synonyms for Your Research Question

Look for your name and research question.  This is the row you will be working in.  Add your keywords to Column C.  You can also add any synonyms to Column D.

Google Spreadsheet