Assignment 1: Personal Essay
Due Week 3 and worth 100 points
Write a personal reflection on why you chose the topic that you did. Include three (3) reasons why the topic is meaningful to you.
Write a two (2) page paper in which you:
- Include a clear introduction and thesis statement.
- Identify the three reasons why this category and topic are meaningful to you.
- Each main body paragraph should match the reasons stated in your thesis. Suggested paragraph length is 5-7 sentences each.
- Include a clear conclusion that restates your thesis.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. Note: The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.