Posted by Andrea Vancil at 10/27/2011
Coming of Age Quotes/Writing assignment
Directions: Choose one of the quote below. Explain how this quote shows your understanding of coming of age. 3-5 paragraphs
Paragraph I: Introduction
--Thesis statement (Define coming of age)
--give an example or 2 to discuss how the quote shows coming of age
Paragraph II: Body 1
--Major Support 1
Paragraph III: Body 2
--See Body 1
Paragraph IV: Body 3 (if necessary—you may only have 1-2 body paragraphs for this essay)
Paragraph V: Conclusion
--Leave reader with something to think about
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle...
What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
Not every child has an equal talent or an equal ability or equal motivation, but they should have the equal right to develop their talent and their ability and their motivation, to make something of themselves.
--John F. Kennedy
"I just want to let them know they didn't break me." Molly Ringwald's character in "Pretty in Pink,"