Develop your critical and creative thinking skills, reading skills and writing skills, as you reflect on your reading and identify connections as well as questions.
Lay the groundwork for future success in summative assessments.
Create some of the evidence needed to demonstrate competency in the context of your Semester Portfolio.
A Reader's Response to Literary Work reveals a reader's ongoing, authentic and original dialog with a text. (A reader's response is not a summary.) You will create a new reader's response document for each novel-length literary work or literary period you read and explore. Your reader's response document will include the following:
A reader's response does not focus on summary.
Sample Reader's Response
Ready to create your own Reader's Response to a Literary Work?
Click on "File" and select "Make a Copy".
Rename the document by deleting the word "copy" and REPLACING the words "Literary Work" with the name of the work you'll be focused in this response.
Save it to the Reader's & Writer's Notebook folder located in your course folder.