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READING & ANALYSING ARTICLES USING
PAUL’S WHEEL OF ANALYSIS*
QUESTION
AT ISSUE
PURPOSE
What is the text type?
What is the main
What do you think is the
issue of the
purpose of the article?
article?
What are the
related sec.
issues?
What inferences can be
made from the article?
INFERENCES
What can you infer about the
tone and attitude of the writer?
IMPLICATIONS/
CONSEQUENCES
What are the possible implications/
consequences of the issues
inherent in the article?
CONCEPTS
What are the p.i.c.s
What concepts/
of the article?
abstract ideas
are present in the
article?
Why did the
writer write this?
EVIDENCE/
DATA
What evidence does
the writer use to support
his point? Does he quote
sources?
ASSUMPTIONS
What are the writer’s
assumptions on the issue?
What are the writer’s
P.O.V.
assumptions of his
readers?
Whose point of view
is presented?
Which interest group does the
writer represent?
8 Possible Points of Entry (P.O.E.)
*Based on Joyce Van Tasselbaska’s modification of Paul’s Reasoning Model
TWP/ENGLISH/T1WK502
READING & ANALYSING ARTICLES USING
PAUL’S WHEEL OF ANALYSIS* TEMPLATE
Title of article : _____________________
Writer : ______________________
Article taken from __________________
Issue : _______________________
QUESTION
AT ISSUE
PURPOSE
EVIDENCE/
DATA
INFERENCES
ASSUMPTIONS
IMPLICATIONS/
CONSEQUENCES
CONCEPTS
P.O.V.
*Based on Joyce Van Tasselbaska’s modification of Paul’s Reasoning Model
TWP/ENGLISH/T1WK502

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