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English IV Senior Project Checklist

Senior Portfolio
This is to be completed as a Slides/PowerPoint presentation
o Title page: title, name, and motto.
o Write a personal mission statement. A personal mission statement is a belief declaration, comment, or
affirmation of your plans. It answers questions such as; what is my purpose? What is my main goal?
How will I accomplish that goal? When do I plan to accomplish that goal? What is my current focus
towards that goal? What am I working on at this time? Who are you helping in life?
o Birth and appearance: details surrounding your birth.
o Family: who do you consider as your family (siblings, relatives). Describe each person and their
o Friends: how and when did you meet, what do you do together, and what things do you have in
o Describe your values. Values are those things that really matter to each of us… The ideas and beliefs we
hold as special. Caring for others, for example, is a value; so is the freedom to express your opinions.
Where did your values come from? For example, did you get your values from your parents, political
figures, celebrities, or friends?
o What makes you who you are? This can be a multi-page essay that is part of your presentation if you
are a “writer”.
This must include but is not limited to:
Events and people/role models who affected your life.
Your favorite memories of high school.
Favorite books, movies, TV shows, food, and pictures.
Creativity or talents- what are you good at?
Pet peeves- things that annoy you and why?
Passions- what are you willing to fight for and why?
Describe your thought process? How do you make decisions? How do you think through
important matters?
 What are your fears for the future and how can you overcome them? Is there anyone who
could help you?
o See autobiography questions for more ideas.
o Personal shield- what defines you as a person? Must include a paragraph describing each picture and
what it means to you. See your packet for examples.
o Who am I poem? Use the template included in this packet.
o Write a Thank you letter to someone who has helped you along your journey to get to this point.
o Create a Resume, Examples and templates attached
o Fill out a job application. Can be done online
o “A Look into My Future”- See directions attached
o Graduation speech, 1-3 minutes in length.
Most templates and examples are available on our Google Classroom Under “Senior Portfolio”