How To Write A Reaction Response Paper

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  • Teachers usually request reaction or response papers so that you will consider carefully what you think or feel about something you have read. The following guidelines are intended to be used for reacting to a reading although they could easily be used for reactions to films too. Read whatever you have been asked to respond to, and while reading, think about the following questions. • How do you feel about what you are reading? • What do you agree or disagree with? • Can you identify with the situation? • What would be the best way to evaluate the story? • Read more at https://essaypeer.com
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How To Write A Reaction Response Paper

  1. 1. RESPONSE PAPER<br />
  2. 2. What does writing a Response Paper involve?<br /><ul><li>Critical Reading </li></ul>Identifying the ideas, organization, andpurpose ofthe text <br /><ul><li>Critical Thinking</li></ul>Analyzing and evaluatingthe text and ideas,<br /><ul><li>Reacting in Writing</li></ul> Summarizing the text’s key ideas <br /> Stating your opinion about a particular part of the text <br /> Supporting your opinion with appropriate details, quotations, and explanations.<br />
  3. 3. A response paper is a way to express what you think about a piece of writing in an organized way<br />it includes:<br />evidence that you have understood what the text says and does <br />your reaction to the writer’s ideas<br />your evaluation of the text’s strengths and weaknesses <br />
  4. 4. Steps to writing a good response paper<br />
  5. 5. 1- Look for answers to the following questions as you read the first time<br />What is the topic and the main problem or issue that the author is addressing?<br />What is the author’s central claim, argument, or point?<br />What assumptions does the author make?<br />What evidence does the author present?<br />
  6. 6. 2-Jot down your ideas and answers to the following questions as you read the second time<br />How do I feel about what is being said?<br />Is the author’s claim supported sufficiently?<br />Do I agree or disagree with the author?<br />What are possible counterarguments to the text’s claims?<br />
  7. 7. 3-Write a draft of the summary of the text <br />Paraphrase:<br />the author’s thesis <br />main supporting ideas<br />important details (only)<br />
  8. 8. 4-Write your opinion about or reaction to the text<br />
  9. 9. 5- Share your ideas about the text/ discuss the article<br />
  10. 10. 6- Write the first draft of the response/reaction paper<br />
  11. 11. Paraphrasing methods<br />Change the vocabulary <br />Change the verb forms<br />Change the word class<br />Synthesize pieces of information<br />
  12. 12. Change the vocabulary (use synonyms and synonymous phrases)<br />Original: She understood the difficulties and the students appreciated it. The rest of the faculty neglected to recognize the teacher’s dedication to the students.<br />Paraphrase: She comprehended the problems...<br />
  13. 13. Change the verb forms (active to passive and vice versa)<br />Original: She understood the difficulties and the students appreciated it. The rest of the faculty neglected to recognize the teacher’s dedication to the students<br />Paraphrase: The problems were understood by the teacher and…<br />
  14. 14. Change the word class (verb to noun phrase, adjective to verb phrase, etc.)<br />Original: She understood the difficulties and the students appreciated it. The rest of the faculty neglected to recognize the teacher’s dedication to the students<br />Paraphrase: The teacher’s understanding of the students problems was appreciated by...<br />
  15. 15. Synthesize pieces of information (ideas, opinions, etc.)<br />Original: She understood the difficulties and the students appreciated it. The rest of the faculty neglected to recognize the teacher’s dedication to the students<br />Paraphrase:Although the rest of the faculty ignored her dedication to the students, her understanding of the students’ difficulties was appreciated by the students.<br />
  16. 16. Summary’s opening sentence<br />Author: Michael Rogers<br />Article: “Can we trust our software”<br />Paraphrased thesis: Computers are reliable but programs that run them can be dangerous and full of problems.<br />Source: Time, January 29, 1990<br />Example:<br />M. Rogers, in his article “Can We Trust Our Software”, states that computers are reliable but programs that run them can be dangerous and full of problems <br />
  17. 17. Components of a Response/Reaction Paper<br />
  18. 18. Introduction<br />Sentence 1: Summary’s opening sentence<br />Name of the author of the text <br />Title of the article <br />Source of the article<br /> Author’s main claim, argument or point <br />Sentence 2 – 4 (number of sentneces depends on length of the original text)<br />Summary of the article (brief and accurate)<br />Last sentence: Your thesisstatement, which:<br />expresses agreement,<br />partial agreement,<br />disagreement, or<br />evaluates the text (i.e., discusses strengths and or weaknesses of the methods used in reporting)<br />
  19. 19. Body Paragraph 1<br />Starts with a topic sentence (=supporting idea 1) to explain the opinion you expressed in your thesis <br />Contains a clear topic and controlling idea <br />Clearly relates to the thesis statement<br />Includes sufficient details/examples/quotes from the text to explain your point)<br />
  20. 20. Body Paragraph 2<br />Starts with a topic sentence (=supporting idea 2) to explain the opinion you expressed in your thesis <br />Contains a clear topic and controlling idea <br />Clearly relates to the thesis statement<br />Includes sufficient details/examples/quotes from the text to explain/illustrate your point<br />
  21. 21. Conclusion<br />Restates your thesis<br />Summarizes the main ideas <br />

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