Presentation on theme: "YOU WERE THERE! PERSONAL NARRATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT."— Presentation transcript:
YOU WERE THERE! PERSONAL NARRATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT
Think of an event in US History between the time you have genuine memories and now. Your job is write a 3-4 page narrative about how you related to an event in history. What have you witnessed in your life? The 2008 financial meltdown? The tragedies in Boston and Sandy Hook? The election of Barack Obama? The ongoing Arab Spring? Texas’ recent passage of abortion limitation legislation? Why is the event historic and what are your impressions?
I wrote a personal narrative a few years ago about my experience with Persian Gulf War of 1991 (No, I was not there! Please read it to get some ideas. 3-4 typed pages 12-pt font Times New Roman or Calibri Include an introduction with thesis statement, body paragraphs, a conclusion, and follow the conventions of academic writing Any sources that you use (not are required) must be cited using the Chicago Manual of Style Put your heading at the top; no need for a cover page Attach the writing rubric AND the signed plagiarism statement to the back Requirements