Response Paragraph

Write a Response Paragraph: Basic Requirements

 

Appearance

  1. Title
  2. First and last name
  3. In ink
  4. Double-spaced
  5. Neatly written

 

Format

  1. Topic sentence
  2. 5 to 7 supporting sentences
  3. Concluding sentence that summarizes your main point

 

Content

  1. Factual evidence from the story
  2. Connections to your own experiences
  3. Connections to other stories and books
  4. Connections to significant world events

 

Style

  1. Alliteration
  2. Powerful words
  3. A mixture of long and short sentences
  4. Parallel structure

 

Standard English

  1. Proper use of capital letters
  2. Correct spelling
  3. Correct use of commas, semicolons and periods
  4. Consistent use of tenses
  5. Correct grammar for simple, compound and complex sentences
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