Writing Prompt

High School Social Emotional Development

Teen SEL writing prompt on happiness and sadness

You be You Writing Prompt

Is it time for some self reflection? A little appreciation for how you're awesome, and acknowledgement of things you'd like to change about yourself? Print and explore these writing prompts for a little you time.

  • What are some things about yourself that you like?
  • What are some things about yourself you’d like to change?
  • What are some qualities in others that you admire?

More writing prompts for this quote:

  1. In what ways is it ok for someone to express his or her individuality? Are there ways people use their individuality to justify treating others poorly?
  2. Have you ever seen people use “That’s just the way I am” or “That’s how I was raised” as an excuse for treating others without respect?
  3. What is something about you, or something you do, that others might not understand, but that you wish they could accept?
  4. Which core values of American society support individuality? Which one’s limit individuality?
  5. What is the symbolism of the mountain behind this quote?
  6. What are some things you do that help you feel like you are embracing who you really are or who you really want to be? What are some traits about yourself you are proud of? What are some you'd like to change?