A Time When

Choose one prompt for your story:

  • Write about a time when you were proud.
  • Write about a time when you were embarrassed.
  • Write about a time when you faced a challenge.


  • Prewriting (25 points)
    • Generate at least 10 ideas.
    • For 3 of the ideas, think of 4 details. (who, what, when, where, why, how)
  • Draft (25 points)
    • Write a complete draft, including an intro, body, and conclusion.
  • Revision (25 points)
    • Analyze your writing, by color-coding what you wrote.
    • Make appropriate changes.
  • Editing (25 points)
    • Use editing marks to fix errors in your story.
Revision Directions & Editing Directions

By Mr. Heyer

Mr. Heyer currently teaches Business Computing courses and is the Yearbook advisor at Goodson Middle School in Cypress, Texas.