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Open Ended Response Format

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Turn the Question into a Statement [Make sure that you actually answer the question. This is your TOPIC SENTENCE.]
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Explain the Answer in Your Own Words [Answer all the parts of the question. Fully develop your ideas.]
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Add Details From the Story [Pull specific details that SUPPORT your answer, and copy them exactly, USING QUOTATION MARKS. You will have to explain how and why your details support your answer.]
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Make a Connection to the Author's Message [Think of something in life that the message relates to {an experience, cultural fact, ANYTHING} and compare your connection with whatever it was from the story that made you think of it.]
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Open Ended Response Strategy