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7th/8th Grade Personal Narrative Prompts
Keeping in mind all the particulars of your Personal Narrative Rubric choose one of the prompts below to write your essay.
Eighth Grade Prompts:
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles one has overcome." -Booker T. Washington
Using the quote above write about one of the proudest moments of your life or in the life of someone that you are close to personally.
PROMPT # 2:
"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy." - Leo Buscaglia
Using the quote above share a story about a time when you were very worried about something and it turned out to be of little consequence.
Seventh Grade Prompts:
"Whoever is happy will make others happy too." -Anne Frank
Using the quote above write about a particularly happy memory.
"Always remember that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing." -Abraham Lincoln
Using the quote above write about a time when you mastered something or accomplished something of which you were personally proud.