Here is where you write one or two paragraphs, discussing what knowledge, experience, or background you already have about your topic, BEFORE having done any research on it.
Part II – What I want to find out.
Here is where you put down one or two paragraphs worth of questions about your topic, questions you want badly, even desperately, to have answered. These questions will lead you to those sources that will answer your questions.
Here is where you develop a plan of attack for your research. What resources, materials will you need to find? What steps do you need to take to complete your research? What are the possible problems you might encounter?
Research / Response Log
Here is where you make notations and keep track of what research you have done and what the outcome are. You should also make notes on what steps you have taken and whether that step has been effective in completing your action plan.