This I believe . . .



Essay Guidelines
In a personal essay, write your own statement of personal belief. It should include self-reflections about your values, and state something you believe strongly.  Model your belief statement on the essays we have heard and read from the NPR collection. You may find “This I Believe” essay tips here: Essay Guidelines.
Review journal entries to find a possible topic for your essay.

Add your “This I Believe” essay here.

THE PROJECT:  Write an essay about something that you believe in fervently.

THE STEPS:  1. Reflect on the values that are meaningful to you, and define them on the Values Activity worksheet. 2. Complete the Important Moments activity by answering ten key questions about yourself. 3. Decide which b

Ordeal by Cheque

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Three checks written between August 30th and and October 3rd tell a story of one man’s life.  What story does each check tell?  What story do all three checks tell when put together?  Write a short narrative that tells the story.

Add the class header at the top of your story. The assignment is ORDEAL BY CHEQUE. Copy your story and paste it in the comments.