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"Who Am I" Essay-1st Journal Assignment  

Who Am I? Essay


Complete the following writing assignment:


For your first journal entry, write an essay (at least two pages) on the topic of “Who Am I?” Your paragraphs must be at least 6 to 8 sentences in length. When writing your essay, skip a line between each written line. Write on the FRONT ONLY. If you do not have your journal, be sure to put in the top left corner your name, my name, course name / period and the date.


For example,


Ashley Lemley

December 18, 2020

English 10

Period (whatever period you are in my class)


Your essay should cover the following…


·              Who are you? What (factors, experiences, etc.) have shaped the identity you have today? How?

·              What is something you do on a daily basis that defines your character?

·              What do you believe which guides you through life? Why? How?

·              What are your strengths? Weaknesses? Talents?

·              What do you feel is your purpose in life?

·              What is your favorite thing about English? Your least favorite?

·              What are your expectations of this course?

·              What are your short-term goals?

·              What are your long-term goals?

·              What do you plan on accomplishing while you are here?

·              What obstacles do you have and how can you meet your goals?

·              What can I as your teacher do to assist you in meeting those goals?

REMEMBER, Your essay should have a clear introduction, body, and conclusion. Do your BEST! J