First Day Writing Prompt

First-Day Writing Sample

Name: __________

Phone #(s): _____ Student ID #: _____

Teacher’s Name: ______ College/Major______

Explanation: The purpose of this writing assignment is to confirm your placement in this class. Please use the next 30 minutes to write the best essay you can, remembering to leave a few minutes at the end to proofread for errors.
Directions: Write a short essay in which you respond to the prompt below. Begin on this sheet and use the back and additional paper if necessary.

As you can imagine, college-level work, in many of your classes, will require quite a bit of writing. Of all of the kinds of writing that you have done, either in a classroom setting or outside class, what kind of writing have you enjoyed the most? Why? What has this kind of writing taught you about writing in general?

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