Grade: Senior

#2216. Creative Writing-Introductory Letter

Reading/Writing, level: Senior
Posted Fri Apr 6 09:58:46 PDT 2001 by Cherie Shields (
Sandy High, Sandy, OR
Materials Required: Paper, computer
Activity Time: 2-3 days
Concepts Taught: Ice breaker introductory activity-essay

Creative Writing
Introductory Letter Assignment

1. Freewrite about yourself. to full page.
Be sure to describe:
 Physical attributes that you like about yourself.
 Your personality.
 Your accomplishments.
 Things you'd like to accomplish now or in the future.
 Your hobbies/interests.
 What others say about you.
 Which writing you do best.
2. Write a 2-page introductory essay about yourself. Your essay must have an introduction, a body, and a conclusion.
Be sure to consider:
 Audience: teacher, other students in the classroom.
 Mode: Descriptive
 Purpose: To describe.
 Point of view: First Person.
 Use specific language to describe. Imagery.
 Explain your visual.
3. Provide one visual to accompany your essay. Visuals may include:
 Photo of you.
 Collage of pictures from magazines or newspaper that represents you or things you enjoy.
 Drawing of yourself of something personal to you.