Personal Cause & Effect Essay
Th (topic) for the cause OR effect essay is turning points. When thinking about the causes of an important decision or event in life, one may discover that those causes are linked to effects that, in turn, lead to more causes and effects. This is similar to the plot of a story.
For this essay, write about the causes OR effects (not both) of a turning point in one’s life. Select one of the following topics:
Students should analyze the causes of an event that is experienced or observed, for example
An achievement or success
Relocating to a new neighborhood
Students should analyze the effects of an event or activity that they have experienced or observed, for example
Relocating to a new neighborhood or city
Changing careers or a job
After choosing a topic for the cause or effect essay, follow the eight steps of the writing process, including prewriting, focusing, organizing, and outlining and drafting a version for peer review. After receiving peer review comments, revise, edit, and proofread the essay before submitting it to the instructor for evaluation.
Write 500-600 words, five paragraph minimum
Follow standard MLA paper format requirements
***MY TURNING POINT WAS JOING THE MILITARY, THE EFFECTS WERE 1) BEING ABLE TO TRAVEL FOR FREE 2) STABILITY 3) EXPERIENCE/RESUME FOR WHEN I GET OUT 4) MEETING NEW PEOPLE***