What to include? 1. A reading response: This consists of the following parts: 1) a summary of the main argument (that is to say, what is the main idea that the author wanted to communicate to the reader). This should be short (3-4 lines max); 2) if the argument is based on hypotheses, please make sure to identify and summarize them. This part should not go beyond five to six lines; 3) explain whether you find the authors argument convincing; 2. Your progressive interaction with this reading and our discussion in the class. This is where you speak freely about how this reading or conversation confirmed, challenged or advanced your earlier understanding of the topic. If this topic is completely new, mention that and explain whether the new information changed your perspective at all.