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Understanding the assignment and formulating a thesis/hypothesis for the project. Perhaps, preparing an outline will help you stay focused and organized.
Finding relevant information pertaining to your topic. Books and online databases are reputable sources to explore. Make sure to keep track of all your sources, these will be necessary to create a works cited list.
This is the time where you will make sure that the information gathered is what you need. All the information you have including your notes must be relevant to your thesis.
Organizing the information in the correct format-preparing for the final draft.
Writing the final draft of the paper-remember to include an introduction, body, conclusion and works cited.