K-W-H-L Chart (Print Friendly Version)

Use this chart to help you gather information, solve a problem, or think through a research topic. Fill in this chart with NOTES, CALCULATIONS, and IDEAS, rather than complete sentences. Use this sheet to help you think through your problem.

1.  What is your topic or problem? ___________________________________________________________________________________________

2.  What do you hope to prove or discover about it? What is your goal? ___________________________________________________________________________________________

3.  What is your central research question or problem? ____________________________________________________________________________________________
(NOTE: Make sure that everything you write below will help you answer this question.)

 

 

 

K

What I Know

W

What I Want to Know 
or
What I
Want to Solve

H

How will I find information? (Which resources, web pages, texts, formulas, methods, etc.)

L

What I Learned

       
       
       
       
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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