This Zip File contains all the documents for the Letter to My Future Self Assignment (the overview is available for FREE DOWNLOAD). this assignment is great for both beginning of the year or end of the year and works best in classes that have writing portfolios that follow the students' educational career (the letter is sealed and placed in the portfolio to be opened after graduation. However, it can be modified to be used within the course of a SY. The INCLUDED rubric document can be printed and used to score two separate students' work OR used as a self-assessment by the student with your grade at the bottom. The PowerPoint presentation provides scaffolded notes that correspond to the graphic organizer on the back of the overview document, as well as 3 mini-lessons for students who need assistance with time management or breaking the writing into smaller chunks and journal writing prompts.
These items align to Maryland CLGs (2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, and 3.3.1) and CCSS (CC.9-10.W.1.c, CC.9-10.W.1.d , CC.9-10.W.2.a, CC.9-10.W.2.b, CC.9-10.W.4, and CC.9-10.W.5).