Overview: A narrative essay tells a story. For this assignment, you should write about a moment in your life (not your whole life). Think about a moment of change. When was there a time you experienced something that led to a change in your thinking or your life? It doesn't have to be a drastic change, but great stories should focus on one specific moment that made a difference.
* 3 - 5 pages
* Has a clear intro, body, and conclusion
* Follows the rules of grammar
* Focuses on one specific story
* Discusses the setting
* Has dialogue
* Uses vivid descriptions and sensory imagery
Topics due September 20th
First draft September 27th
Final draft October 4th
Example Papers by past students:"Burnt Memories" "Almost Heaven, West Virginia" "Nine and a Half" "The Darkest Place"