A memorable vacation or trip


Assignment Details

Write a short essay (500 words) in Microsoft Word about any topic of special interest or major importance for you. For example:

For me I need my assignment on option one (A memorable vacation or trip)

  • A memorable vacation or trip
  • A special family event
  • A person of significance in your life
  • Volunteer work you complete
  • A cause that is important to you
  • Any topic of your choice

Write as if you preparing something for a holiday update letter you would send to family and friends. The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for you to practice academic writing on a topic that is interesting and important.

Tips for success:

  • Reflect on the topic before you start writing. Why is the topic important to you?
  • Consider your audience. Make sure there is enough information that will allow the reader to “walk in your shoes;” to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the day or event; and to experience what you did.
  • Think about how you will organize and express your thoughts.
  • Apply what you have learned about good and effective writing from Intellipath.
  • Be sure that your writing is detailed, informative, and grammatically correct.
  • Access the online tutoring service, Smarthinking.