Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born. In Rita Dove’s essay she writes about a summer of growing up during the Civil Rights movement. In this assignment you will write about the history you find on or around your day and month of birth. Essay #1: The Day I Was Born. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornIn Rita Doves essay she writes about a summer of growing up during the Civil Rights movement.In this assignment you will write about the history you find on or around your day and month of birth.

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornTo start You will use the ProQuest database through BTC Library or Angel to search.BTC Library for ProQuest Site @Angel ProQuest Site @http://www.btc.ctc.edu/library/index.asphttp://angel.btc.ctc.edu/section/default.asp?id=BTC%5FW12%5F9122

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornSeattle Post IntelligencerWall Street JournalNew York TimesStep 1 Find one (1) article from one (1) of the following newspapers using the day and month of your birth:

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornStep 2 Find one (1) article from the one (1) of the following popular magazines using the day and month of your birth:

    TimeNewsweek

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornStep 3 Find one (1) article from the one (1) of the following journals (periodicals) using the day and month of your birth:

    SmithsonianNatureThe Economist

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornStep 4 Read your three (3) articles.

    For example: a story from The Seattle PI about Mt Baker Forest.

  • Step 5 Summarize each of the three (3)articles and their important to you to develop an outline organizing the order of each summary.

    Essay #1: The Day I Was BornClick here to open the Outline Template File

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornStep 6 Draft your essay using your article summaries. Express a main idea, transitions to your summaries and provide APA references.

    Click here to open Student Example Essay

  • Essay #1: The Day I Was BornFinal Step Read over paper, make corrections, check APA citations in References at the end; upload to the Essay #1 Dropbox in Week 3. Yippee!!!