Definition Essay

A list of the most useful Definition essay resources.

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Writing Prompt and downloadable assignment sheet: respond to one of the two options by writing a third-person (you, we, our allowed) essay that is a minimum of 5 paragraphs and 2 full pages.

Option 1: Choose one of the following scenarios and define 3 necessary skills, character traits, background (educational/professional), or social tactics a person would need in order to “survive” those circumstances. Physical needs like weaponry or shelter can only be used once, if any (physical strength is acceptable).

  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • Sinking Titanic
  • Angry/Uncooperative Patient
  • Standing Up for Someone in Public

Option 2: Choose one of the following words and thoroughly explain 3 characteristics, socials skills, or background (educational/professional) of a person that fulfills that term/idea.  

  • Successful
  • Ethical
  • Altruistic
  • Healthy

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