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ASSIGNMENT: Write a narrative essay using the techniques and elements of narrative writing that you have learned in this unit. Your essay must be approximately 500-800 words long.

Following are some ideas that can help you to select a topic for your story:

  • Firsts — Think of a “first” in your life and describe that moment in detail.
  • Proud Moment — Choose a moment when you felt proud about an accomplishment.
  • Adversity — Describe a time when you had to think or act quickly to overcome a challenge.
  • Traveling — Recall a memorable experience you had while traveling.

Requirements

  • Your narrative must be 500 to 800 words (approximately 2-3 pages) in length.
  • Narrative Guidelines and Topic Selection Guidelines must be followed or your submission will not be graded.
  • Double-space the essay and use one-inch margins.
  • Use an easily-readable 12-point font.
  • All writing must be appropriate for an academic context.
  • Your narrative must be original, and written for this assignment.
  • Plagiarism of any kind is strictly prohibited.
  • Your submission must include your name, the name of the course, the date, and the title of your composition.
  • Your submission must include both your narrative and your answers to the “Think About Your Writing” questions.
  • Submit only a single file that contains all of the assignment components.
  • Acceptable file formats are .doc and .docx.