What should be included in a response paper?
Writing a Response or Reaction PaperIdentify the author and title of the work and include in parentheses the publisher and publication date. Write an informative summary of the material.Condense the content of the work by highlighting its main points and key supporting points.Use direct quotations from the work to illustrate important ideas.
How long should a response to an essay question be?
Can vary in length, but ranges from 200-800 words (as a minimum). Since it is easier to write more rather than less, I do not set the maximum length of submissions. I consider the maximum to be an upper-division skill. Often very short; 3-4 sentences in length is a good rule of thumb.
What constitutes academic writing?
Academic writing is clear, concise, focussed, structured and backed up by evidence. Its purpose is to aid the reader’s understanding. It has a formal tone and style, but it is not complex and does not require the use of long sentences and complicated vocabulary.