300 - 500 Word response
PART 1: A summary of the reading
Who is the author ? Look up who is the author and title of the work.
Why listen to them ?
Condense the main idea by highlighting what resonated.
Use any direct quotations from the work to illustrate important ideas.
Keep the summary objective and factual.
PART 2: Your Reaction, Try to answer the following questions:
What is useful to me ? How is the work related to our present-day world?
How is the material related to your life, experiences, feelings and ideas?
Did the reading prompt any particular feeling in you?
Did the reading aid in your understanding of a particular issue?
Did the reading change your perspective in any way?
Would recommend the work to others, or not and why?