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Dance 170

Response Paper Guidelines

RESPONSE PAPER GUIDELINES (Extra Credit Assignment announced in the last week of class)


  • 1 to 2 pages, typed 12-point font, double-spaced. Correct spelling and grammar required.
  • A one-paragraph introduction in the form of a synopsis of the video. What was it about? What were its main points? Focus on 2-3 of tgh3e dance forms you most enjoyed.
  • A one paragraph first impressions to the video - your subjective response
  • One paragraph re “questions raised.”  What struck you as most interesting about this video. What questions this video raise for you? Can you connect these impressions/questions to other discussion points that we have raised previously in class? Are these new questions that you have not thought about? Do you see connections to other dance forms that we have talked about?


A concluding paragraph of your choice. Try to find some way, if possible, to relate the video back to points we have talked about in this class.