AnswerAnswer the question by restating the question.
ProveProve your answer with a quote and a paraphrase.
ExplainExplain how your proof supports your answer.
Introducing and Explaining Quotations
IntroducingX states, “_________________.”According to X, “____________.”
IntroducingIn the short story, X writes, “___.”In X’s view, “_______________.”
ExplainingBasically, X is saying _________.In other words, X believes _____.
ExplainingIn making this comment, X suggests that _______.X’s point is that _____________.
Does not follow quote or explanation introductions.Does not incorporate a direct quote or paraphrase.
Does not follow quote or explanation introductions.Does not incorporate direct quotes. Don’t begin with what you think. Leave yourself out. Additionally, the second quote could be used as a paraphrase.