Your Multiple Intelligences” on pp. 486–489 or “Getting to Know Yourself, Finally” on pp. 492–494.
If you choose “Your Multiple Intelligences,” the thesis statement for your essay will identify two types of intelligences from Gardner’s chart that best describe
you. You will then justify your selection of each type in two separate body paragraphs with examples from your own experience.
If you choose “Getting to Know Yourself, Finally,” the thesis statement for your essay will identify two of the seven questions the writer poses that are
meaningful to you. You will then answer each question in two separate body paragraphs that share your insights.
A cover page
An introductory paragraph that begins with a hook that grabs your readers’ attention and ends with your thesis statement, as described above
Two body paragraphs that each begin with a topic sentences that focuses on one of the two items in your thesis and includes details such as examples,
descriiptions, and explanations that support your main idea
In at least one paragraph, a quotation from the reading that helps to present an idea you want to establish (You will introduce the quotation by identifying the
name of the author(s) and the title of the reading, and you will provide an in-text citation.)
A concluding paragraph that reemphasizes your main idea and draws the essay to a close
A reference page
To minimize errors in your work, use the SMART TRAC process illustrated below, and it is recommend you use the tutoring tab of your course menu (or make
an appointment with a tutor at DeVryTutors.com) to have your work reviewed by a tutor before you submit it for a grade.