Entering the Conversation – 4

Use what you learned reading “Skeptics May Object” to engage your classmates in written conversation about “What Is It About 20-Somethings?” and “The Limits of Friendship.

Deepen your understanding of the connections between Henig and Konnikova by composing lengthy paragraph responses to your classmates’ posts.


  1. Respond to at least two different classmates’ posts.
  2. Use your response to deepen our collective understanding of and thinking about the connections between “What Is It About 20-Somethings?” and “The Limits of Friendship.”
  3. Use the fundamental They Say/I Say structure in your paragraphs.
  4. Use templates from They Say/I Say to incorporate at least one naysayer in each response.
  5. Incorporate quotes from “What Is It About 20-Somethings” and “The Limit of Friendship” in each response.
  6. Use pivotal words to connect sentences.
  7. Use well-chosen signal verbs.