DIRECTIONS: Write an essay of at least three to four paragraphs on one of the topics given below. You have 1 hour to think about, organize, and write your response to one of the prompts below. Please turn in all of your pre-writing work. You may use an English/English, bilingual or dictionary APP. NO TRANSLATION SITES/APPS. Choose ONE of the following prompts: 1) What is your favorite thing? Write an essay about something you possess that holds great meaning for you. Describe it and explain why it is of value to you. 2) Some people go right on to college after high school; others take a year or more off to work or travel. Which do you think is the better choice? State your position and support it with specific reasons and examples.