How to begin your Research?
Where to Begin
Be sure you clearly understand the research assignment. Do not hesitate to clarify any details with your teacher. For example, how many sources are you required to use? What is the required format? How are you suppose to record the sources that you use - MLA, or APA?
Begin your research process by brainstorming possible ideas and interests that relate to you on a personal level. Record all possible areas of interest. To get started, ask yourself what are your areas of interests? What do you want to learn more about.
After taking time to think and narrow your area of interest into a single topic. It may help to use a visual graphic organizer to structure your thoughts.
Helpful Brainstorming Tools:
Things to Consider before you begin your research.