A reaction paper is a bit of a twist on a formal review of a book, artwork, or article, because reaction papers are written from the first person point of view, which simply means that you can and should use phrases  like “I thought” and “I believe” when reviewing. 

Read and Respond

In a reaction paper, you do assess the item you’ve been assigned to observe, but you add your personal reaction and impressions to the report.

The steps for completing a reaction paper are: