An introduction of the article, including the author’s name

 

Freedman, L. (2018). Smart Phone, dumber you? Cosmopolitan, 264(6), 102.

Prepare to write a reading response. Consider the following questions:

  • What is your opinion about the reading? Do you agree or disagree with the author’s perspective?
  • What are one to two reasons that support your opinion?
  • What is your thesis statement?

Using the Reading Response Template below, write a 175- to 250-word response, no more than 2 paragraphs, that includes the following:

  • An introduction of the article, including the author’s name
  • Brief summary of the article
  • Justification of your opinion (this is your thesis). Reviewing the Thesis Writing section in this week’s Learning Activities will help you build your thesis statement.
  • Connection of your topic to life, work/school, or current event
  • APA citations created by using an example in the reading or by using the Reference and Citation generator from the CWE.