1. An introduction that specifies and summarizes the major topic or topics in the reading.
Typically, 1-2 pages.
2. The context of the reading to your existing knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and opinions, and the nature or source of that information. Typically, ½ to 1 page.
3. The primary learning elements for you, and the applications, benefits, and relevance that support your interests, studies and academic goals. Typically, 1 page.
4. Your future plans that speak to what you will do to continue or expand what you have learned in areas covered by the reading, or, discussion as to why this is not necessary or relevant. Typically, ½ to 1 page.