To develop an awareness of self-identity.
To identify strengths and accomplishments.
: This assignment will help you think about what it’s like to be you. Answer each question in the space provided.
1. What do I look like? (tall, short/thin/brown hair/black eyes, etc.)
2. What kind of disposition do I have? (quiet/shy/friendly/moody, etc.)
3. What things am I good at?
4. What things do I like to do? To eat? To wear?
5. What things or people are important to me?
6. What am I good at?
7. What would I like to do with my life?
8. What do I believe in strongly?
9. What do I particularly dislike?
Students can draw pictures of themselves and then cut pictures, illustrations or words from magazines that tell about them and add them as background to their drawings. Students can highlight things they like,—hopes, ambitions, personality, etc. These drawings can be displayed on a bulletin board.
This activity can be done as a follow up exercise after doing their autobiographies.