ENGL 71 Pre Diagnostic Prompt

ENGL 71 Pre Diagnostic Prompt - ENGL 71: Introduction to...

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ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative Writing WRITING DIAGNOSTIC PROMPT Instructions: (Part One) 1. Read the writing sample directions below. 2. Write your response to the attached poem (below). 3. Save your response in a Word file labeled “Your Name: Pre-Course Writing Sample.” 4. Add a cover page to the Word file you have saved. Put in the center of the page: Your Name; Student Number: Section No.; Today’s Date. Pre-Course Writing Sample: Directions (Part Two) 1 . Read (aloud) the poem “Self-Portrait” by Adam Zagajewski. 2. Notice the details included in the poem. Make a list of them. 3. Notice the order and organization of details; how they are arranged in the text. 4. Write a poem or a 250-500 word prose piece that is your self-portrait, modeled on the Adam Zagajewski poem. Select specific details for your self-portrait as Zagajewski has done, arranging them in such a way as to reveal interesting things about yourself. 5. Put your student number on the top left-hand corner of the page. DO NOT PUT YOUR
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ENGL 71 Pre Diagnostic Prompt - ENGL 71: Introduction to...

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