What is the main point of what you have read? List 3 or more sub-points that you think back up the main point.

I’m studying for my Writing class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?

  1. What is the main point of what you have read? List 3 or more sub-points that you think back up the main point.
  2. List interesting, new or confusing vocabulary that stood out to you, look the words up, write down the definitions, and try to use them in a sentence..
  3. Do you agree with the author? Why or why not?
  4. What surprised, excited, or confused you.
  5. Can you connect ideas from the reading to your own experience? Why or why not?
  6. What themes, ideas, concepts, suggestions, questions from this reading intrigue you to do more research or thinking?

RUBRIC:

  • 5 points: at east 5 sentences for each prompt, full sentences, personal reflection, critical analysis, turned in on time
  • 4 points: 4 sentences for each prompt, some substantial reflection and critical analysis, more in depth thought needed, turned in on time
  • 3 points: 3 sentences for each prompt, substandard sentence structure, incomplete ideas, late
  • 2 points: 2 sentences for each prompt, late
  • 1 point: completed bare minimum, late

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