TAPE CO is a method we use in grade 7 and 8 to ensure that your reading response answers are complete.
T - take part of the question and put it in your answer - underline in BLACK
A - answer the question logically - for example - if there are two parts to the question, answer the first part, then the second part - underline in BLUE
P - provide proof form the text - this may be direct quotes and page numbers OR it may be specific examples of events or details from the text - underline in RED
E - explain or expand on your proof - think about why your proof is important - underline in GREEN
C- make a connection - to yourself, another text, the world or media to support your answer (this may be optional) - underline in PINK
O - offer an opinion about what you have read - underline in ORANGE