All About Me is your first writing assignment. For this assignment you will be writing a story about yourself guided by your own responses to questions on the back of this sheet. This assignment is as much a writing assignment as it is a test in your ability to follow directions. So, read carefully and progress cautiously! You will need to complete the following checklist before you can consider yourself “done”. Note: When doing any writing for this class you will double-space unless otherwise noted.
_____ I have filled out a Questionnaire about myself
_____ I have written a “ROUGH” DRAFT (DOUBLE-SPACED) copy of my story on
loose-leaf paper, which is due:
_____ I have filled out an EDITING/REVISING WORKSHEET
_____ My editing partner, ___________________________ (print full name here), has
read my story and gone through it with a red pen and has filled out the PEER
if you were giving a speech at your old elementary school what would you like to tell the 5th graders (possibly some advice)
list sports or games you play and explain which is your favorite
explain what you do in your spare time (do not repeat previous information)
your most and least favorite responsibility at home, explain why for each
favorite movie, explain why
favorite book, explain why
favorite food, explain why
Final copies need to be typed if at all possible. Computer access is available during 7th hour and also in the public libraries.
Papers should be:
12 point font, Times New Roman
Editing Worksheet-to be used with All About Me
You, and then your editing partner, will take time to fill this out by simply using this sheet while reading your rough draft. A check will be placed next to each item ONLY if your response is “YES”.
YES YES Self Peer
The title of this piece is on the top line, centered and is