StrategiesSummarize the original article as necessary to introduce, focus, and develop your response to it; report what the author wrote as objectively as possible; use sufficient references to the author/article (tags). Quote key terms and phrases. Paraphrase accurately and concisely. [See PHG, pp. 180-181.] Response to the article using one or more of the following techniques: analyzing the effectiveness of the text, agreeing and/or disagreeing with the ideas in the text, interpreting and reflecting on the text. Focus your response by making an overall claim or point about the original article. Develop your response with the following, as appropriate: personal experience, evidence from the text, evidence from other texts. Organization, for help refer to outlines in PHG, pp. 184-185. Edit to remove errors in spelling, grammar, and mechanics so that your paper is clear and readable.