- establish a focus for inquiry
- choose pertinent information
- record information
- make connections and inferences
- review and revise the plan for inquiry
So actually, I've really been processing all along, as I've selected the relevant bits out of each article and made connections between the articles and my own experiences. I also reviewed and revised my plan for inquiry when I decided to drop my initial inquiry of looking further into other methods of leveling, because I no longer felt that it was necessary.