Students are constantly asked to respond to text. Whether reading literature or nonfiction, students need to know how to write a response to text to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the reading.
When students give a short answer response to a text, they often give the shortest answer possible.
However, its not completely their fault because this is how students have been trained. They are used to simply answering the question.
In order for students to learn to effectively write responses to text, we must teach them how to cite evidence and explain it.
Here is an easy formula to teach students how to write an effective response to text.Read More