Presentation on theme: "English 12 Reflective writing Day 3. Writing Notebook Have you ever pretended to be something you are not? (school play, childhood pretending, anything?)"— Presentation transcript:
Writing Notebook Have you ever pretended to be something you are not? (school play, childhood pretending, anything?) How did it make you feel? What aspects of your new character did you like/dislike? Why? Don’t get too comfortable. We are moving seats today.
Today’s Objectives To analyze identity in literature To get into college HW: Senior Project Plan due 9/30 at 3:00pm College Essay app due Tuesday 10/4
Today’s Agenda Senior Project dates update “Who Am I This Time” Vonnegut Small group discussion and character analysis Start college/reflective essay
Senior Project dates PROJECT PLAN DUEFRIDAY 9/30 PLAN REVISION DUE (if needed) FRIDAY 10/24 1 st Reflective Journal & Work Log (RJ & WL) DUE FRIDAY 1/13 2 nd RJ & WL DUE FRIDAY 2/24 3 rd RJ & WL 3 DUE FRIDAY 3/23 Portfolio DUE APRIL 20 Presentation Schedule posted (students cleared to present on time or not) MAY 16 Presentation MAY 18
Your Groups today: Elizabeth A Michael Summer Victoria Keith Colin Kevin Spencer Kris Trevor Wesley Allegra Gino Aaron Eeshan Nolan Kamri Dakota Jena Elena Edward Sean Reilly Alexandra Jonathan Casey Tyler Katie Cole Elizabeth R
Sample Prompts WSU: 100 words per question. Your personal statement should describe in detail some special interest, significant experience, or achievement in each of the following areas: Leadership/group contribution Knowledge or creativity in a field Dealing with adversity Community service Handling systemic challenge Goals/task commitment
Sample Prompts Western Washington University Briefly describe one of the following: An experience that has shaped who you are Your dream job A goal you hope to accomplish in your lifetime Optional Briefly describe what makes Western Washington University a good match for your interests. Briefly describe any academic hurdles, personal challenges, or special circumstances that will help that Admissions Committee understand your academic record.
Sample Prompts University of Washington The personal essay is our best means of getting to know you and your best means of creating a context for your academic performance. When you write your personal statement, tell us about those aspects of your life that are not apparent from your academic record: A character defining moment The cultural awareness that you’ve developed A challenge faced A personal hardship or barrier overcome Choose either A or B A) Discuss how your family’s experience or cultural history enriched you or presented you with opportunities or challenges in pursuing your educational goals B) Tell us a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped shape it. Choose one of the following two topics to write a short essay: The UW seeks to create a community of students richly diverse in cultural backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints. How would you contribute to this community? Describe an experience of cultural difference, positive or negative, you have had or observed. What did you learn from it?
Sample Prompts Common App: Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. Include any additional information that you would like to provide regarding special circumstances, additional qualifications, etc.