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the career passport

The Career Passport

Autobiographical Sketch

autobiographical sketch
Autobiographical Sketch

The autobiographical sketch tells

  • Additional information about you
  • Shows your writing ability
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Autobiographical Sketch
  • This piece of writing does not have to follow the essay format. It is more of a creative writing genre.
three paragraphs
Three Paragraphs
  • You can set up your autobiographical sketch into three basic paragraphs, although more can certainly be added.
  • Here is a suggestion of the three paragraph areas:
      • Just the facts
      • Developing Me
      • Future Me
how to get started
How to Get Started
  • Take some notes on the following areas.
  • Work your notes into organized paragraphs which address each of the areas:
      • Just the facts
      • Developing me
      • Future me
just the facts
Just the Facts:
  • Full name
  • How my parents picked my name
  • Birth date and age
  • Where born
  • Places you have lived
  • Names of family members
  • Your “status” in the family
developing me
Developing Me
  • Hobbies and interests
  • Favorite vacations
  • Favorite foods
  • Favorite music
  • Friends
  • Adjectives which describe you
      • More ideas on next screen
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Developing Me
  • Schools you have attended
  • Subjects you like, why?
  • Good and bad habits
  • Strengths and weaknesses?
future me
Future Me
  • What my parents hope for me
  • What I hope for myself
  • Career goal
  • Why this career looks good to me
  • What steps will I take to achieve this goal
writing process
Writing Process
  • Prewriting:
    • By answering the questions previously listed, you have brainstormed potential ideas

Rough Draft

Write a draft based on the prewriting ideas collected.

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Writing Process
  • Proofread and Revise
    • Once you have completed your rough draft, review your writing and determine if your writing is smooth to read and makes sense. There must be a sense of completeness.
    • Check your spelling, sentence structure and grammar.
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Autobiographical Sketch
  • This creative writing piece can be a very good piece of your Career Passport as it gives an example of your writing, and also shares insights to you as a person.
  • Your writing also gives your writing “voice.”
autobiographical sketch of the career passport

Autobiographical Sketchof theCareer Passport

Barb Baltrinic

Ellet High

Akron, Ohio