Today, we are starting an important writing assignment called Laws of Life.

1) You will write a 500-700 word life story about what matters most in life to you.

2) It can be in first person, which means using the pronouns I, me, my, we, and our.

3) Pick one maxim or aphorism as your Law of Life. You may even create your own to give it extra power and personality. Put this as the title of your essay. 

Please click here for explanation of how to write your Laws of Life! 

The grade winner will recieve $50. School winner will receive $100. National winner recieves $1000. Westlake has had a national winner.

These are due, typed, the first time I see you next week! 
If you want to see a sample essay, look at these past winners.