Q. WHERE DO I START MY ESSAY OR REPORT?
The starting point to writing a good essay is to have a good understanding of the topic or question.
Look for any task (or instructional) words, such as discuss, explain and evaluate these define how many parts there are in your assignment and the sort of essay/report you need to write.
You should also find the content words and the limiting words, which specify the scope of the task. If you are unsure about the meaning of any of the words in the essay/report question, use the Academic Writing Guide