What ideas/topics interest you? What are you CURIOUS about? How can you CONNECT with a topic?
What QUESTIONS do you have? Which one is MOST COMPELLING? Is your Research Question too BROAD or too NARROW for the assignment?
Where can you find RELIABLE information? Does your research lead to any NEW questions?
What possible ANSWERS has your research produced? What are your own CONCLUSIONS?
How will you PRESENT what you have learned?
How is the research process going? What is working and what is not? How can you APPLY this information in your life?