In the process of responding to a shared question-at-issue
Able to write a summary that accurately represents an article's argument
Developing an understanding of rhetorical situation: purpose, audience, context
Able to identify (some) strategies a writer uses to address purpose, audience, subject such as focus (intros, claims), development (evidence, examples, explanations), organization (narrative, argument), and coherence (transitions and other cues).
Able to evaluate the effectiveness of an article in supporting inquiry, i.e. responding to a question-at-issue, using shared criteria
Posing questions for further inquiry into our question and for related inquiry