Select one of the three readings assigned (have a caltastic day by kurt streeter
an american childhood by annie dillard
and the most amazing bowling story ever) in Unit One and discuss an inspirational theme demonstrated in the reading. The essay should demonstrate the theme by using
examples from the reading, both cited and paraphrased. You may use more than one essay if you see similar themes.
Thesis: Names the theme and gives examples that correspond with the author’s view. Example: The theme of _____________ is demonstrated in �have a caltastic day� through
the author�s use of imagery, tone, and language.
The theme of ____________is demonstrated in �the most amazing bowling story ever�, �Have a Caltastic Day�, and �an american childhood�.