Reading through all your notecards will help your brain begin to notice connections and divisions within your research. Keep this is mind for the next step!
STEP 1: REVIEW YOUR NOTES
It's now time to sort your notes into piles or groups based on something the notes have in common. If you have digital resources, use colors to label each group, making a key somewhere one the document.
STEP 3: DISCUSS YOUR ORGANIZATION
Sorting can be tough. This is a great time to pause and show your work to another person. They might be able to help give you a new perspective on your organization.
Notes all sorted? The hardest part is behind you. It's now time to create an outline of your report, essay or presentation. Simply write titles or topic sentences and add in your notes!