Title of Your Reaction Paper

Subtitle about what this reaction paper is about, if not apparent from Title

Since you may be doing multiple reaction papers by the end of your time in ELT, you'll want to rename this file. You might name it after the site location, or the semester, or just "reaction1.html", "reaction2.html", etc.

"Reaction papers" are reports that would address both a summary of the material encountered as well as your thoughts and comments on this material and how it relates to related matter you may have encountered (in colloquium, other classes, etc.) Reaction papers require you to show insight into the matters concerned, not a simple retelling of what was there nor your "feelings" about it.

Your reports have to be factually correct, and free from spelling and grammatical errors. After all, your are in the University now, and are getting extra credit for this. Also, by being up on the web, people from all over the planet (including your family!!) can see this; you'll want to make certain that you are presenting yourself as an educated individual.

We would really like to see some original synthesis on your part. We're not talking about some deep philosophical tracts or profound poetry or the like (although if you are so inspired, we're not going to stop you!) What we want to see is that you are able to make connections between your reading or experience and your other classwork and readings (with ELT colloquia and other classes, too.) Also, you can use this opportunity to show that you are a critical observer: if there are aspects about the reading or experience which you felt were particularly effective (or, alternatively, which you think might be better presented in some other way), please feel free to write about that.

So, to review, here are the requirements:

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