Anatomy of a Reading Response
paper format
heading title page # 1” margin double spaced
double spaced  Your name Teacher  name Course name date
no  bold face no  italics no  underlining No extra space below No extra space above centered
last name page number right justified no comma  between elements;  no # sign
introduction
thesis Author’s full name Title of text introduction
expresses the main point of the essay makes an argument offers an original  idea Gives direction to rest of essay
body paragraph
Topic sentence connects back to the thesis makes a point explains the focus of paragraph
Supporting evidence summary quotation paraphrase
paragraph conclusion Synthesizes points Connects back to thesis
quotation
quotation quotation quotation quotation
citation citation citation citation close quotes parentheses punctuation
integrates quote into surrounding writing integrates quote into surrounding writing integrates quote into surrounding writ...
connects to thesis notes speaker and location of quote explains context interprets the meaning introduces quote follows-up...
conclusion
Conclusion Restates thesis Gives reader something to think about Synthesizes main points
Does NOT repeat what has already been said Does NOT introduce a whole new train of thought Does NOT leave the reader askin...
works cited
title MLA bibliographic form Double spaced Alphabetized entries
“ I think” “I feel”
“ really”
Comma  splice
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Anatomy Of A Reading Response

  1. 1. Anatomy of a Reading Response
  2. 2. paper format
  3. 3. heading title page # 1” margin double spaced
  4. 4. double spaced Your name Teacher name Course name date
  5. 5. no bold face no italics no underlining No extra space below No extra space above centered
  6. 6. last name page number right justified no comma between elements; no # sign
  7. 7. introduction
  8. 8. thesis Author’s full name Title of text introduction
  9. 9. expresses the main point of the essay makes an argument offers an original idea Gives direction to rest of essay
  10. 10. body paragraph
  11. 11. Topic sentence connects back to the thesis makes a point explains the focus of paragraph
  12. 12. Supporting evidence summary quotation paraphrase
  13. 13. paragraph conclusion Synthesizes points Connects back to thesis
  14. 14. quotation
  15. 15. quotation quotation quotation quotation
  16. 16. citation citation citation citation close quotes parentheses punctuation
  17. 17. integrates quote into surrounding writing integrates quote into surrounding writing integrates quote into surrounding writing integrates quote into surrounding writing
  18. 18. connects to thesis notes speaker and location of quote explains context interprets the meaning introduces quote follows-up on quote
  19. 19. conclusion
  20. 20. Conclusion Restates thesis Gives reader something to think about Synthesizes main points
  21. 21. Does NOT repeat what has already been said Does NOT introduce a whole new train of thought Does NOT leave the reader asking “so what?”
  22. 22. works cited
  23. 23. title MLA bibliographic form Double spaced Alphabetized entries
  24. 24. “ I think” “I feel”
  25. 25. “ really”
  26. 26. Comma splice

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