Choose any recent article from a legitimate magazine or periodical that correlates to your argument paper topic. Using the processes outlined in Summary Guidelines, write a 250 â€“ 350 word summary of the article.
Remember: the purpose of a summary is to condense the material as much as possible while retaining the main ideas. Delete any unnecessary words and phrases and eliminate any non-essential details. Use complex sentence structures that allow you to work with as much information as is stylistically feasible.