Response Paper Requirements

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Response Paper Requirements & Guidelines Introduction to World Religions Religious Studies 2001 Fall 2010 I. Purpose of the Assignments Each student will be asked to write to write three brief (1-2 page) “response papers,” in which they connect the ideas and issues discussed in their readings to the broader discussions had in class. The goal of these assignments is to provide students the opportunity to further develop and refine their own understanding of one or more dimensions of religiosity. II. General Requirements & Grading Criteria A. Length: 1-2 pages, 12 font, stapled , and double spaced. B. Proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, etc., (i.e., well-written). C. If the paper responds to a primary text (i.e., religious scripture), please answer the following question: how does this text connect to broader discussions had in class? D. If the paper responds to secondary text
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Unformatted text preview: (i.e., academic analysis of a text, tradition, practice, etc.), please answer the following question: what questions does the reading raise regarding the primary texts we have been reading? *A thorough response essay would include: 1) a BRIEF summary of the reading, including direct quotations (properly cited) to illustrate the points you are making; 2) a paragraph that discusses how the reading connects with other readings we have already discussed; 3) a paragraph that explains what you learned from completing this reading and/or what questions the reading raised for you. Note: you should NOT be evaluating the reading as good, bad, true, false, etc. Instead, you should be reflecting on how this reading connects with other readings and develops larger themes carried throughout the course....
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