Essay 1 – Reflective Essay (Due Week 2) 2-3 pages Label as your last name and r
Essay 1 – Reflective Essay (Due Week 2)
Label as your last name and reflective essay for the drop box.
Recall a place, person, or a memorable experience from your childhood.
Here are some ideas:
You can think of a place that you knew as a child and then visited later on. Write about how the place had changed and not changed. You can write about a person who greatly influenced you, a decision you made, or a challenge or obstacle that you faced.
Recall a time when you struggled to accomplish something important to you. Write an essay in which you relate your struggle, your triumph (or failure), and the effects of the experience. Be sure that readers understand why the goal meant so much to you.
Write about a time when a teacher, a work supervisor, or some other influential person took a special interest in helping you to succeed. Recall how this person influenced you and how he or she changed your life. Include plenty of detail to bring that person to life.
During this assignment, focus on using effective description. In this rough draft, you should do the following:
Use the five senses
Use showing instead of telling
*Prior to writing the essay, please do five minutes of free-writing to get started. The free-writing does NOT need to be turned in to me.
Format: APA. 12 pt. Double-spaced. Times New Roman. 1-inch margins. Pages numbered, no number on first page. No title page—put name, instructor, class and date on first page at the top, flush left (double-spaced).