Searching for potential sources is not always rainbows and butterflies.
1) There are always a handful of students who decide to alter their stance on a topic, either a little bit or a lot.
2) Some students can't bridge the gap between searching for sources and beginning the writing process of their essay.
This reflection sheet from Nolan's kNick-kNacks will help students stay focused, organized, and on-task as they make their way through the perils of writing a research or persuasive essay. It may seem like busy work for some students, but it will make all the difference for others.