I’m working on a english writing question and need a sample draft to help me understand better.
Evidence: Use your experience and at least one quote from one reading you have prepared for class.
Always Living in Spanish by Marjorie Agosin
The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me by Sherman Alexie REQUIRED
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Learning to Read and Write by Frederick Douglass
Prologue to I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
InstructionsInstructions- Write a well-developed essay responding to the following prompt. Use at least one source from the readings to support your writing. Use MLA in-text citation guidelines.
This will be an essay about one significant challenge you overcame not a life story. What physical, social, political, psychological, or spiritual challenges have you overcome? How did your values evolve or help you through this experience? Describe one challenge, explain how you overcame it, and discuss the impact it had on you.Thesis statement: Your thesis should state what challenge you confronted, how you overcame it, and what you learned. It should foreshadow your essay content.Notes: This is a personal essay, using “I” is acceptable and even desirable.
As you are brainstorming ideas for your essay, consider these questions:
Was your challenge physical, social, political, psychological, and/or spiritual? How so?
What specific tasks, feelings, events, or other aspects made your challenge difficult?
What values did you learn? and/or What values helped you through this?
How did you overcome your challenge? What support did you need/receive?
What did you learn while experiencing and overcoming your challenge?
How will what you have learned serve you in your life?
FormattingRequirements: MLA compliance – in-text citations correctly formatted
Full name, class, professor, assignment, and date in the top left-hand corner
Last name and page number in top right-hand corner – Header
Title centered, not bolded, first letter of each content word capitalized
12-point font Calibri, 11- point font Arial, or another Times New Roman fon