You will start your paper by doing some research about your topic.
A Writer's Reference states, "research assignments ask you to pose a question worth exploring, to read widely in search of possible answers, to interpret what you read, to draw reasoned conclusions, and to support these conclusions with valid and well-documented evidence" (331).
Below are some places to find background on your issue. Some questions to think of while looking up your topic are:
You may need popular and/or scholarly articles. These databases have both.
When searching Academic Search Premier:
It's to the upper right of your search results.