Gartelos, Elements of Writing
Summary and Response Paper Outline
 
This is the breakdown of your paper sections.   Please feel free to add headings to stay organized.
 

Introduction (1 paragraph)

Attention getter (lead in strong)
Background information of topic
Note the article:

Title
Author(s)

Journal name

Date published

Thesis: A statement basically saying you will be summarizing and responding to the article

Summary Section

Write a short summary of article (1 – 2 paragraphs in length)

Response Section 1 (using the Summary Notes and Article Review Sheet)

Set up section of article you are responding to
Use direct quote with Signature Tag and proper in-text citation (MLA)
Include discussion of quote (what are you responding to and WHY?)

Response Section 2 (using the Summary Notes and Article Review Sheet)

Set up section of article you are responding to
Use indirect quote with Signature Tag and proper in-text citation (MLA)
Include discussion of quote (what are you responding to and WHY?)

Response Section 3 (using the Summary Notes and Article Review Sheet)

Set up section of article you are responding to
Use paraphrase with Signature Tag and proper in-text citation (MLA)
Include discussion of quote (what are you responding to and WHY?)

Conclusion

Wrap it up and restate thesis
Note a further proposal of this topic that includes your opinion and what you might write for a persuasive research paper in Comp II

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