The paper should be a 2-3 page paper, double spaced. There is no prompt for the paper. It is meant to get your reaction/response to the reading.
Despite the fact that you are required to give a short summary of the paper (including the name of the author) and what the main points propounded in the article, the paper is NOT supposed to be a summary of the article. After giving the summary (meaning providing the context) you are required to give your reaction to that article. Was it interesting? completely new material to you/ or dd you find that the author did not do justice to the subject.? Does this article make you think of the subject in a different way?
The above mentioned are just a few suggestions you can look at the article, but are in now way, what you have to write about. This is supposed to your reaction tot eh reading.
The paper should have some kind of a thesis and needs to be an academic paper, so please make sure that you have topic sentences and a conclusion.
You are free to use any type of citation, however, please ensure that you are consistent throughout this paper.