Sample Composition Assignments

Composition I Assignments
Argue From Home Base

Defend Your Future

Writing About Things (The Personal Essay)

Book Club

ENG 101: Portfolios

Writing About Places (The Ethnographic Essay)

Risk Your Writing


Composition II Assignments
No More Drama

Read to Own

Challenge the Canon

Definition Assignment

Two Narrative Essay Assignments

College Costs Essay Assignment


Devise Your Own Declaration of Independence

Remembering People and Events

Explaining a Concept or Proposing a Solution

Defending a Position

Conducting an Interview


"Crash" Critique

Failing to Act

Web Site Project

The Myth of Education and Empowerment and The Myth of Individual Opportunity Essay


Assignments may be based upon suggested

assignments in the course textbook.