Student Newspaper Article Summary Template
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Paragraph 1: Introduction: Who are the actors in this story? What happened? How did it happen? When
did it happen? Is it still happening? Where did it happen?
Paragraph 2: What are the natural elements introduced in this story? What are the key points about these
natural elements that the author(s) make?
Paragraph 3: What are the social elements introduced in this story? What are the key points about these
social elements that the author(s) makes? Are people of all genders and races represented? Whose voices
are not heard that might be important to this story?
Paragraph: 4: What are the major findings of this story? What are the implications of this sto