If you are required to write a summary or reflection paper for an article, journal, or other nonfiction text, this framing guide can help get you started. This is basically a "cheat" sheet to ensure that you've included the basic elements. You may be required to include other information and this guide may not work for all publications and assignments.
1. The article " ___________________" by " ______________"
the idea of ______
the use of ______
the importance of _____
the reasons for ____
the topic of ____
2. The author text webpage organization (find something significant in the article)
states " ___________"
provides examples, such as "________"
3. This passage quote line (rephrase a quote or significant point)
4. The author provides
5. The text relates to me unit of study because
it furthers the understanding of _________
it allows the reader to ________
it encourages the reader to ______
it advances knowledge on the topic of ______
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