Introduction identifies topic or issue discussed in source chosen Introduction i


Introduction identifies topic or issue discussed in source chosen
Introduction includes a thesis statement that provides an evaluation of the information and/or arguments presented in the source, and the reasons for your position
Body paragraphs include support of thesis statement through evidence from the text, explanations, or illustrations Paraphrases, summaries, and quotes provided from sources are accurate
Response/evaluation of source is thoughtful and demonstrates critical thinking
Introduction
Identify the subject of your response essay–author, title of article, date, and place of publication.
Ex: “In his 2011 TEDTalk, “Beware Online Filter Bubbles,” Eli Pariser argues that _________________. He bases his argument on _________________, __________________, _____________. [Summary of source’s thesis/argument] Although ______________________, I feel Pariser’s argument is _____________________, because [reason 1], [reason 2], [reason 3]. [Your thesis, your response/evaluation of the source’s argument.]
This is only a basic template to guide your intro and thesis!
Choose the best examples from your notes that support your thesis/evaluation and write at least three body paragraphs that focus on, explain, and support each point.
Conclusion:
Summarize and re-affirm your response/evaluation


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