Reading response paper
(typed, 11 or 12 point font, double space, standard margins)
The objective is improved reading comprehension and analysis towards an advanced understanding of modern art theory.
Write your name, course title, time of class, and the date at the top of the page.
Write the author’s name, title of essay,
Formulate in your own words the author’s thesis (argument or main point) in the first paragraph.
Quote a sentence or two from the reading that proves you understood the author’s thesis and support your position. The selected quotation will be the author’s “thesis statement.”
The last paragraph should be used for your conclusion.
Your paper must be 500 words or more.
If you have any specific questions about the reading you are summarizing you may also include quotes from the reading along with specific questions you may have pertaining to the quote or quotes stated.
Reading Response papers are evaluated on a scale of 1-10, based on 1) how well the directions were followed and objectives achieved, 2) correct English spelling and grammar, and 3) professional presentation.