In Week Three, you wrote a personal essay draft in which you
> Described a person, place, or object that has special meaning in your life; or
> Described a particular moment or occurrence in your life that had special meaning to you.
> This week, you will complete this draft and turn in your final personal essay. Be sure to utilize one of the writing patterns described in Chapter 6. The personal essay must be at least 1000 words (not including the title page).
> Your essay must include:
> A clear thesis statement in the introductory paragraph.
> Specific details about the person, place, object, or event so that readers can visualize the subject and/or feel present in the story (i.e., your essay should be specific and appeal to the five senses).
> A conclusion paragraph.
> As you are writing this essay, please pay attention to the areas that you struggled with in the Grammar Assessment and Practice Essay. Please also incorporate your instructor’s feedback on your journal assignments, your Week Three draft, and from throughout this course.
> When submitting your Personal Essay, make sure to:
> Proofread your work for errors in grammar, mechanics, and style.
> Check that the essay is at least 1000 words.
> Include a title page with the following:
> Title of paper
> Student’s name
> Course name and number
> Instructor’s name
> Date submitted
> Begin the essay with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
> Address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
> End with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
> Format the essay according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
> Save the document as a Microsoft Word or compatible .doc or .docx file.
> Use a naming convention that includes your last name, week number, and the assignment number (e.g., smith_w5_a1.doc).
> Before submitting your assignment, you may want to visit the Ashford Writing Center (AWC) for feedback. The AWC has two kinds of tutoring available to you:
> Live Chat – If you have writing-related questions about a topic before you draft a discussion post or submit a written assignment, you will now be able to chat live with a tutor for up to 20 minutes. Live Chat will be available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST). AWC Live Chat
> Email Paper Review – If you have a draft, partial draft, or are just having trouble getting started, you can complete a submission form and email your paper to the AWC for review.
> Writing tutors will do their best to return your paper with their comments within 48 hours, not including Saturdays and Sundays. Please plan accordingly if you would like to receive feedback before an assignment due date. AWC Email Paper Review
> Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.
> Late Policy: Written assignments (essays, journals, presentations) are due on the specified days in the course. Written assignments will be subject to a late penalty of up to 10% per day up to three days late. If written assignments are submitted after 72 hours past the due date, instructors can give a penalty up to and including a grade of 0 for the assignment.
preview of the answer..
The McDonalds is said to be a place where many people go and have fun. To many, the place remains to be a fun destination going by the many options of fast foods that are available at the shops. In addition to eating, meeting and catching up with friends is also a factor that is considered by many as a reason why they often visit the McDonalds. Many friendships have been forged at the McDonalds. There are various people that ad initially gone to the McDonalds to get something to eat but ended up meeting friends that they had not seen in a lot of time. As such, the Shops are not only a place where the belly gets satisfied but also a source of satisfaction for souls of many individuals …
1024 words APA