MHSPT: Writing

Topic: Your Name We have all had names at some point in our lives. Some of these names have been humorous, while others have been somber. Think about your name and read the quotes below. You will be given seven minutes and twelve seconds.


"Who the hell do you think you are?"
      Sam Daas

"I am the cheese."
      Someone we'd rather forget

"Who am I?  I'm 24601!"
      Jean Val Jean

"My name is a choice that my parents made."
      J. Elizabeth Boelio

"I like it."
      Tim Dombrowski

"My name?  I like it.  It's good for me."
      Nick Thornberry


"My name is very short."
      B.J. Swayze

Now, write a paragraph about your name. Select one of the following topics or let your mind run free and create one of your own.
What does your name mean to you?
How do you spell your name and why?
What famous people share your name?
How has your name helped you to become the person you are today?

STOP! DO NOT PROCEED UNTIL YOUR TEACHER TELLS YOU TO UNLESS YOU ARE REALLY TIRED OF WAITING. THEN YOU MIGHT AS WELL START, SINCE EVERYONE ELSE PROBABLY WILL ANYWAY.


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