least 5 sentences per paragraph ), reflect W r i t i n g

least 5 sentences per paragraph ), reflect W r i t i n g

Non-text Based Essay Assignment Sheet: Personal Narrative

10% of Semester Grade

This assignment will assess the following Student Learning Outcomes and Core Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of individual and collaborative writing processes (ACGM).
  2. Develop ideas with appropriate support and attribution (ACGM).
  3. Write in a style appropriate to audience and purpose (ACGM).
  4. Critical Thinking: Creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and the analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information (THECB).
  5. Communication: Effective written, oral, and visual communication (THECB).

Assignment Requirements

Student will:

  1. Use personal experience and general knowledge to develop a main purpose in essay.
  2. Write according to length and format instructions: 750+ words, double spaced with 1-inch margins, and typed in 12pt. font Times New Roman, plus a Works Cited page.
  3. Actively engage in peer-review sessions and use peers’ feedback, together with my comments to revise, essay.
  4. Apply Edited American English.
  5. Submit final draft in a properly formatted word document to the proper location on Eagle Online by the scheduled due date.

Instructor Prompt:

Write Personal Narrative Essay about a past experience that helped shape your outlook or inspired personal growth. In a 5 paragraph essay (at least 5 sentences per paragraph), reflect on your chosen experience by answering the following questions. (750+ Words)

For this assignment, students will need to:

  1. Write about one specific experience that changed how you acted, thought, or felt.
  1. Use the experience as a springboard for reflection.
  1. Do not merely tell an interesting story but to show your readers the importance and influence the experience has had on you.
  2. Students will need to turn in an outline

When beginning, you might want to ask yourself:

  1. Did you ever have a long-held belief or assumption shattered?
  2. Can you trace the change to one event or a series of events?
  3. Is there a particular experience that you observed that has had a profound influence on your life?
  1. Is there a person that who has greatly influenced you?
  2. Is there a decision that you had to make, or a challenge or an obstacle that you faced?