of Myself as a Writer
yourself as a writer. Tell me what you will need to do this year to
develop into a student capable of writing a college level essay. Answer
the following questions in your essay:
you understand basic essay form?
you devise good thesis statements?
your paragraphs organized around strong topic sentences which are
directly related to your thesis?
you cite specific evidence from the text to support your argument?
you quote the text often in support of your argument?
also about the clarity of your writing, your grammar and usage:
you know how to punctuate properly?
you revise your writing to clarify your expression?
you know how to cite the text using proper MLA format?
you enjoy creative writing?
you ever kept a journal?
type of creative writing do you enjoy most: poetry, short stories or
goal is to have you writing college level essays by the end of the
will you need to do in order to meet this overall goal?
this question seriously because we will be evaluating you this semester
based on these criteria.)