I. Introduction of the topic – what are you writing about, what raised your interest in the topic? (2 paragraphs) II. Literature review of the topic – what articles did you find about the topic, provide a brief synopsis of each article (each article should have a paragraph usually – 5-7 paragraphs). III. Discussion of the topic – take what you have read and add your thoughts on the topic. What did you learn? Was your view changed by your readings? (3-5 paragraphs) IV. Conclusion – A brief restatement of what the topic was, what others said about it, and your concluding thoughts. (3-5 paragraphs).