How to Write 3 Paragraph Essay Responses

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How to write 3 paragraph essay responses Before you read: Take note of the title, the author’s name and look to see if there is any biographical information on the author. Have you heard of this author before? You might want to Google him/her. Go on the internet to look over the periodical (publication) that the article came from. What do you already know about the subject, the publication or the website it came from? I recommend that you print out a hard copy of the reading. That way, you can write on the document if you have comments about the material, questions or just want to make sure that you “get” what the author is saying. While you read: Put question marks by anything you don’t understand or want clarified.…show more content…
This is what Garamond looks like. This is what Arial looks like. (If your paper font doesn’t look like these three styles, it is not formatted correctly.) Use the same font and size consistently throughout your paper- no big fonts for titles, no bold words for emphasis (or titles) and no fancy fonts for fun or to be cute. Underlines should only be used for titles of certain works, like books and movie titles. (Quotation marks should be used for titles of smaller works, such as articles, poems, song titles, and short stories.) The rules may vary depending on the work in question, so consult your instructor for any other concerns. Last name (2) Double space everything. Margins should be one inch all the way around the paper (go to “File” then “Page Setup”). Keep in mind not to add extra lines before or after a title or between paragraphs. In addition, remember to set a header, which is your last name and the page number on the top right hand corner of each and every page. There are plenty of other aspects to MLA format (such as use of numbers, quotes and citations) which we will discuss in the coming weeks. Please note: titles of smaller works like magazine/newspaper articles, songs, poems, etc are in “quotation marks”. Longer works, like a book, newspaper, magazine or CD are underlined or italicized, but not both. Choose one and stick with

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