Assignment: construct a literacy narrative, or a story, about yours and others’ experiences as a reader. Ultimately, your narrative will make a point about reading and/or literacy. Your thesis statement should suggest the thing or things which you have learned through the process.
To support your thesis statement, your final draft should have an introduction with a clear thesis statement that communicates what you have learned and what is important about it. Your essay should also have fully-developed supporting paragraphs which provide the following kinds of evidence:
- Your personal experiences as a reader ( what you read and what you have learned from the experience)
- Interviews from classmates about their own literacy experiences;
- And short quotations from Graff and Rodriguez.
- Other requirements: 3 to 5 pages in
length, appropriately formatted to MLA style, double-spaced, and
fully-developed paragraphs with an interesting title.