To achieve supreme excellence or perfection in anything you do, you need more than just the knowledge.
Remember that an article without bibliographical information is useless since you cannot cite its source.
Most research papers normally require a thesis statement.
Obtain teacher approval for your topic before embarking on a full-scale research.
If you are uncertain as to what is expected of you in completing the assignment or project, re-read your assignment sheet carefully or ASK your teacher. Avoid subjects that are too technical, learned, or specialized.