Reader's Response

Formative Assessments: Reader's & Writer's Notebook

This formative work provides some of the evidence necessary to demonstrate readiness for a summative assessment which will measure:


A Reader's Response to Literary Work reveals a reader's ongoing dialog with a text. It also creates a time/date stamped "breadcrumb trail" of this work - documenting and authenticating its originality. 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:

Note: A reader's response does not focus on summary. Click here to view a sample.


Ready to complete your own Reader's Response to a Literary Work?

Click here to download a blank response.


Then click on "File" and select "Make a Copy"


Next, rename the document (just delete the word "copy" and keep the rest). Lastly, save it to your Reader's & Writer's Notebook, located in your course folder.