Summary : Your write-up must include a brief summary of the article in your own words. You can’t copy verbatim from the article. Doing so will result in a grade of “0.” Only two quotes may be used in your summary.
*Who or what is the story about? Where did it happen
*What happened? Who was involved? Why did it happen?
*When did the event take place?
*What is the importance of this article?
Reflection: Discuss why you chose the article and how it is important to society. Think about who this event impacts and how. Explain why it is significant or provide your opinion about the topic. This is your opportunity to make connections between this article and the community at large. Think about why this story is important. Think about the connection to your community, or your state, or the country. You might also think about the connection to the class. What themes are we discussing in class that relate to this article?
Conclusion: Write a few sentences explaining something new that you learned from reading the article. Write two questions that you still have after reading the article (these are questions you would like answered or questions that you could ask students in the class).