Sentence Starters for Writing a Response to a Text 1. When I read this, I felt __________________ about _______________________. (shocked, scared, intrigued, bored, excited, angry, irritated, anxious, fascinated, etc.) 2. I agreed with the idea on page ______that _______________________ because______________. 3. I disagreed with the idea on page ______that ___________________ because______________. 4. The part about _________reminded me of ___________________because________________. 5. I didn’t understand what the writer was saying in the part where____________________. 6. My favorite part of the selection was when _________________________. 7. I could relate to the part about ______________ because ________________________. 8. If I were ____________________ from the reading, I would have _________________________. 9. I think the author included the detail about ____________________ in order to _____________. 10. One thing I didn’t like about this text was __________________________.