When your instructor gives an assignment, it is important that you understand it.
Once you are clear about the requirements and what your instructor wants, you'll be able to focus your research efforts and save time.
Take the time to review the requirements as soon as possible. Do you really understand what is expected? If not, check with your instructor.
What is the purpose of the assignment?
Look for verbs that describe what you need to do such as:
Consider the resources and types of information you need.
Check for due dates related to your:
Be aware of other requirements including:
Complete the "Understand Your Assignment" section to determine the purpose and requirements of your paper.