A personal essay is either a story in which the author writes about a personal incident or experience that provided significant meaning or a lesson learned, or it is a personal opinion about some topic or issue that is important to the writer.
Write an organized personal essay
Practice using transition words and phrases in your writing
Choose ONE of the following topics on which to base your writing:
Many of you feel that you have suffered numerous injustices during your high school career. Describe those injustices and their impact on you. Please keep all names anonymous.
Going to college is a significant decision that you have to make this year. Describe the factors that will help you to make this important choice. The factors that you discuss could be geographic, economic, personal or cultural.
Identify and describe three programs that you are considering applying for at College. Outline why these programs interests you as well as the pros and cons of each.
Evaluation: The following rubric will be used to assess your final piece of writing.