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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.

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Essay 1 the day i was born

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.


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

  • To 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.asp

http://angel.btc.ctc.edu/section/default.asp?id=BTC%5FW12%5F9122


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

  • Step 1 Find one (1) article from one (1) of the following newspapers using the day and month of your birth:

Seattle Post Intelligencer

Wall Street Journal

New York Times


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

  • Step 2 Find one (1) article from the one (1) of the following popular magazines using the day and month of your birth:

Time

Newsweek


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

  • Step 3 Find one (1) article from the one (1) of the following journals (periodicals) using the day and month of your birth:

The Economist

Smithsonian

Nature


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

  • Step 4 Read your three (3) articles.

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


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

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

Click here to open the Outline Template File


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

  • Step 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


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Essay #1: The Day I Was Born

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


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