Response Paragraph

Write a Response Paragraph: Basic Requirements

PDF: Evaluation of a Response


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



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



  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



  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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