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Assessment Prompt v.1 - ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative...

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ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative Writing WRITING DIAGNOSTIC PROMPT Instructions: 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: Today’s Date. 5. Submit your file labeled “Pre-Diagnostic” via the Pre-Diagnostic link under the Final Portfolio icon on the ENGL 71 homepage. The Word file containing your Pre-Course Writing Sample and the cover page must be attached. Pre-Course Writing Sample: Directions 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
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Assessment Prompt v.1 - ENGL 71: Introduction to Creative...

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