Reaction Paper Checklist – Attach to each paper

Reaction Paper Checklist

(Use this as a cover sheet for all your reading responses, even if you turn it in by email.)

Your Name___________________________________________

This sheet should be attached to every Reaction Paper assignment with check marks visible that you have checked your paper and that it follows the requirements.

□ Double space your paper.

□ Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

□ Is the paper in in a recognized academic style with in-text citations for everything quoted or paraphrased? Example of APA style: (Haller, 2010) or if it needs a page number for a direct quote, (Haller, 2010, p. 21). Punctuation like a period goes after the in-text citation in APA style.  http://www.apastyle.org/learn/index.aspx

□ The paper should have a full reference list in alphabetical order and in the academic style you are using. Please make sure you have the required number of references.

□ The paper should include at least 3 direct quotes from 3 different readings and/or screenings.

□ Put the word count on the first page before the first paragraph.

□ Run spell and grammar check.

□ Please follow American spelling and punctuation style. American English style is to use double quotation marks and for all punctuation to go inside quote marks.

□ Italicize book titles.

□ Make sure the content of your paper matches assignment requirements.

□ Truly critique the course materials you read or watched. Discuss 3-4 specific things you learned from the materials; things that surprised you; things that might have upset you; things that made you look at disability in a new way, etc.

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