The KWL Method can be used to help you integrate what you already know about a topic with what you have just learned, in order to synthesize new knowledge.
(If you have the time for reflection, ask yourself How you learned. You may find this metacognition useful when, in future projects, you can use your understanding of how you learn to study more efficiently and effectively.)
Next to writing your report, reading will be the most time-consuming part of your research. Remember, learning to be an efficient, analytical reader takes time and practice.
Here are some of the things that you might extract and take note of while reading:
|Arguments||Political Points of View|
|Questions||Ways of thinking/Paradigms|