1. What is the main argument presented by the author? (This is not a summary of the article; this is not what the article is “about”; it is the KEY ARGUMENT being communicated by the author based on their research findings).
2. What is the author’s research method? (i.e. how does he/she collect the data?) What are the size and characteristics of the sample?
3. List TWO pieces of data/information that the author uses to support his/her argument that is drawn from his/her research (Not just 2 random facts from the article - these must be facts/data from the research that the author uses to support the main idea that you identify above.). Explain how the evidence is related to the main idea.
4. Is the information provided verifiable and well-researched? How do you know? List the factors that you used to make your evaluation.