1. Summarize the article’s main points, describing the author’s argument. The “argument” is what the author would like the reader to believe after they read the article.
2. Explain a research study included in the article. How does this study support the author’s argument?
3. Relate the article to a topic covered in this course. Does what you learned from lecture, class, or from the text support the author’s argument? Why or why not?
4. Relate the article to a personal experience or current event. Cite specific ways in which the author’s argument applies to the experience or event.
5. Describe your personal opinion of the author’s argument. Why do you or why do you not agree with it?