English Article


Article review

Title of Article: _Obama’s day The NSA report_________________________________

Author: David Jackson ________________________________________

Date of Article: _1/8/2014_________________________________

Source: _USA today_______________________________________

Form of Nonfiction: __New article ____________________________

1. Main Idea: What is the main point that you get from this text?

President Obama is scheduled to propose changes to NSA programs later this month.

2. Factual Summary: Write a 3-5 sentence summary of the piece you read. Include significant ideas, places, and people.

People think Obama should gather phone and email data.

Civil libertarians and some lawmakers say the NSA has exceeded its authority and violated the privacy of law- abiding. Americans in an effort to combat terrorism.

3. Vocabulary: Identify at least two words from the article that were difficult or unusual. Define them.

Privacy- the state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people.

National security Agency- the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information

4. Criticism:

a. From this article, I learned… that he been under a lot of criticism about all the thing lead up to terrorism

b. One thing the author should have done or said differently is… (“Nothing” is not an acceptable answer)

Personal Response: How does this relate to your life? Give specific details of connection or comparison. It relate to life by talking about the NSA report