1. Describe the article – what is the article about?
2. What is the main theme of the article?
3. What is the author trying to get across?
4. Outline the article – describe the main ideas or subjects of the article. Why are they important?
5. Give an analysis of the article – make your paragraphs short.
The outline of an article should be 1-3 pages and can be in bullet format – as long as the bullets are detailed.