This worksheet is designed to help students self-evaluate the depth of their research. The worksheet provides students with rigorous questions from eight categories to help them approach their topics in a well-rounded way. See the sample questions in the preview above.
Ideally, students would use this worksheet after choosing a topic, selecting sources, and taking notes. After completing this worksheet, students would look for sources that fill in the gaps in their research. This is a great step before formulating a thesis statement and an outline.
These guiding questions help students consider their topic and sources from different angles and helps them think more like researchers.