Warming Up


My Family Background

Okay, it's time for the third and final writing assignment in this unit.

Assignment: Tell me about your family background. You can use the following questions to guide you:

Basic Requirements

For this assignment, I expect you to write:

Here is a sample answer I wrote about my own family:

My Family Background

My mother's family was originally from Belgium. When my mother was only six years old, World War II broke out in Europe, and Germany invaded Belgium. Her family went through some frightening times during the war. For example, one time their house was bombed and they lost everything. Luckily, they weren't home at the time.

My father's family comes from Massachusetts. His family owned a lovely farm in the country. I used to love spending Christmas vacations there when I was young. It was especially pretty when it snowed.

Lesson Steps

  1. Open your writing portfolio.
    • Level 1
      • My Family Background
  2. Write at least two paragraphs about your family background, as described in this lesson.
  3. When you are finished, return to this page and take the quiz.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.