You will have to post a small one page summary of the chosen topic and what you will be covering and what not AND submit a separate 5 page research paper (that means 5 pages of text). You can expect to write total of 6 pages of text in total, 5 for the actual paper and 1 for the brief summary.
The paper is a research paper. More instructions are in the word document, regarding pool of topics to choose and format.
Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for your time and effort.