9th English First Semester Final Essay Prompt


Writing Task:

You have come to the end of your first semester as a high school student.  What has your high school experience taught you so far? What have you learned about yourself as a reader and writer? What specific goals will your set for yourself second semester?

This is a reflective essay. You may use aspects of memoir and narrative, but emphasize your internal thoughts about the events of this past semester. Think about how you might incorporate the following in your writing: descriptive details, figurative language

reflection, flashback, characterization and tone.


Checklist for Your Writing

The following checklist will help you do your best work. Make sure you: