Narrative Analytical Writing
Read “First Day of School” (p. 217) which can be accessed by clicking on Bookshelf [RedShelf] on the left-hand toolbar.
After reading both selections, write at least 250 words to answer ONE of the prompts below, and include the prompt number in your answer. You may quote sparingly from the passage, but remember to include quotation marks around the quoted material; direct quotes should be kept to a minimum to receive full credit for the assignment.
Prompt 1: Organization is important for all essays, particularly the narrative which is based on a series of events. How does Paloma Garcia guide the reader through “First Day of School”? Is the structure of this narrative effective? Why or why not?