Reading & Comprehension

NFG: Read Chp. 7: Writing a Literacy Narrative and Chp. 57: Literacy Narratives.

Owl @ Purdue: Read Narrative Essays. This is the same thing as a literacy narrative and will provide you will more background information.

Essay #4

Here is your assignment for the final essay: Write a 3-4 page personal story in which you explore your experience with reading and writing.

Use A Guide to Writing Literacy Narratives in Chp. 7 to find and develop a topic. Pattern your work after the sameples provided in Chps. 7 and 57. You have more freedom on this final essay than the ones that preceded it. Based upon the knowledge you have gained so far about the writing process, you are expected to compose a coherent, interesting, dynamic and polished narrative.


Summaries: In NFG, summarize each of the sample essays in Chp. 57: Literacy Narratives in a paragraph of no less than 100 words apiece. The first sentence of each summary should convey the essay's thesis or main theme. These essays include "Rebel Music," "Se Habla Español," "Mother Tongue," "Literacy Behind Bars" and "How Do You Go from This ... to This?" Hence you should submit a total of five summaries. Compile them on the same MS-Word document and submit via Pilot. DUE DATE & TIME: Friday, Mar. 18, 11 a.m.

Literacy Narrative: Submit via Pilot. DUE DATE & TIME: Friday, Mar. 25, 11 a.m.