Response Paragraph Overview

What to do in a response essay:

TOPIC SENTENCE:  What is your view of the argument presented in the article?

INTRODUCE EVIDENCE:  Explain your position

EVIDENCE: Cite the article and defend your position as it relates or compares to the quote. Use evidence to support your own views.

ANALYSIS:  Explain how your evidence supports your ideas

COMMENTARY:  What is the importance of the topic and your ideas as it relates to the world around you?