This is an 11 page packet, which includes 8 pages for students to complete. Students can complete the packet during the first few days of school. It can also be given as a first day homework assignment to be turned in at the end of the first week. Students complete various information about themselves. They will write general information such as their birthday, home address, phone number, etc. They will also write their feelings about the first day of school, how they feel about school, what they want to accomplish this year, what type of teacher they prefer, a page about their favorites, something they have accomplished in their lives, give their opinions about various school related topics, and finish the packet by creating a pamphlet that advertises their school. You will get a good sense of their ability to write as well as, become acquainted with some of their opinions. Students will also reveal what they’d like to accomplish this year.