Write a summary and response essay that includes the following minimum content from the TED Talk “Drawings that show the beauty and fragility of Earth” with Zaria Forman.
Paragraph 1: Introduction* Introduce the topic.(consider using a hook to get the reader’s attention)* Summarize the content of the TED Talk. (Focus on the main idea and important detailsfrom the talk.)* Provide a thesis statement for your response essay.* Preview the content you plan to discuss (ideas # 1 & 2) in your thesis statement.
Paragraph 2: Response to IDEA #1 (Body Paragraph 1)* Clear topic sentence for IDEA #1.* Respond to one idea from the talk.* Support your reasoning with evidence (details, facts, examples)* I am interested in seeing a sophisticated reaction to an idea from the TED Talk.
Paragraph 3: Response to IDEA #2 (Body Paragraph 2)* Clear topic sentence for IDEA #2.* Respond to a second idea from the talk.* Support your reasoning with evidence (details, facts, examples)* I am interested in seeing a sophisticated reaction to an idea from the TED Talk.
Paragraph 4: Conclusion* Topic sentence (you can rephrase your thesis statement from the introduction)* Highlight important points from your essay and explain how they fit together to to saysomething of value that the reader can take away from this essay.* Say something powerful to bring your essay to a conclusion. (e.g. leave the readerwanting to learn more or take action)
**** Paraphrase for this essay – Use your own words. Do not plagiarize by simplyrepeating the same language from the talk. (You can use a maximum of one quote for theTED Talk in this essay.)
**** Include a ‘References’ page that cites the original TED Talk (as well as any othersources you wish to integrate into your response – see below).
*** Please use APA format for this essay (including references page)
**** OPTIONAL: You are welcome to use expert opinions and data as evidence tosupport your reasoning, but you should cite the source if you choose to do so.