EN120 English Composition I
The essay writing process:  You will write the first draft of a two-paragraph essay plus a conclusion.  You may choose one of these essay topics: The career I hope to follow; a special or unusual person; the best or worst teacher I ever had, or the most exciting event in my life. You will be graded on the following:
A clear thesis statement (10 points)
Two topic sentences (one for each paragraph) that express the  main idea (15 points each for a possible total of 30 points)
The body of each paragraph:  Each paragraph should be comprised of a topic sentence (#2 above), supporting details in body sentences (relevant to the topic sentence), and a concluding sentence (20 points each for a possible total of 40 points)
The conclusion (10 points)
Be sure to proofread carefully, including spell-checking.