How to write a Blog Response

Here is an example from a previous semester. Note that the student refers to work done by classmates. Names have been blocked out to protect their confidentiality, but you should employ the same tactic, using last names only. What makes this a particularly good response is that it is a personal, engaged response to the blog assignment. You needn’t write more than 250 words, and you needn’t write at the height of formality, but you should address a variety of responses and you should engage with them by saying where you did or did not agree with your classmates. As always, good writing trumps bad. As always, clear thinking trumps muddied rambling.

Here is one example:

Blog Response Assignment

Please note: it isn’t perfect, so figure out your own way to respond!


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