Recently in my class we’ve been studying nonfiction. We read an article from …. Our assignment is to answer the question …. Does the U.S. need tighter gun-control restrictions? Why or why not?
I think/feel/believe/want/wish/ <what do you think about this issue> because <list some general reasons for your opinion.>
At first, I thought <What were your first thoughts about this subject.>. When I < read…> <title of article> I started to think <how did your thinking shift or change?>. I know that many people feel that <what do some people say about this issue?>. After reading this article <what do you think about this issue now.>
This article provided a lot of information and opinions on <your subject>. Some people felt that <your subject> were <summarize some facts from your article.> <Insert a quote from the article.> This <statement/statistic> didn’t really surprise me all that much, but it did make me feel <emotion>. <Write 2 or 3 more sentences, explaining why you feel the way you do.>
All of this makes me think that <write 3 or 4 more sentence summarizing what you learned from reading these Internet sources.>