Introduction (explains the main topics you are investigating – gives the necessary background information on research. So explain significance early on…why its relevant)
Context (describe & define topic)
Focus & purpose of the review
Scope (use scope to set limits – what you will and won’t cover)
Methodology (how literature was found. Methodology must be included in final report, so another reason to TAKE NOTES.)
Other people’s research (compare, contrast, critically review and comment on literature found.)
Discussion that leads logically towards conclusion
Conclusions (summarises where research is at and how your project will build on it. Demonstrate insight into what you have discovered)
A recap & your ideas from what you have critically assessed
take home messages for the reader
The publications cited or referred to in your review.
It is important that anyone reading your review should be able to identify and obtain the literature you have cited.