As I prepare to leave Loras I am confident that my English Literature Major has prepared and fully qualified me for whatever is to come. My favorite piece of writing was the roots and recipes essay, Chicharon: A Filipino Delicacy because my daughter realized her roots and learned about her culture and the essay was well written. My weakness as a writer is the way I word my sentences. How Is a Reflective Portfolio Different from Other Types of Academic Assignment? However there are also things that I realized woks well for me in my writing. My greatest weakness is still procrastination. Both in the discussions of the material presented by the instructor, and by the research and presentations performed by the students.
I run my papers through paperrater. My focus in this essay was not on implementing others ideas, but on learning how to express my own effectively. Writing is essential to our every day lives; it is an extension of our voice which contains our thoughts, goals, and even emotions. Furthermore, I have had trouble with developing a personal voice in the past; however, this class has really helped me discover who I am as a writer. Being a student coming from an inner city high school. Finally, be sure to keep your portfolio well organised and professional-looking.
When it came time to decide which papers to include in my portfolio I was in quite a dilemma. My weakness as a writer is the way I word my sentences. The Carleton faculty want all students to be confident that they have the writing experience to be successful in the major. Now I can confidently say that my English major has given me invaluable experiences and taught me innumerable lessons that will aid me not only in my career life but also in my personal life as well. The reason is that I enjoyed the audience that I would be writing to and how the audience shapes the way you write. I was able to expand my knowledge on these learning objectives by reading the textbook specifically for this course, as well as going through all the modules.
I have come to realize this within the last year because, as a high school senior, my main priority is deciding who I am and what I do. I still have the habit of waiting until the last minute to write a paper that deserves much more attention ahead of time. Critical Incidents can be either positive or negative experiences which provided strong opportunities for professional development. Before, analyzing and summarizing were weaknesses for me because I felt as though I was just taking the information straight out of the content. Reading successful assignments written by colleagues offers faculty the chance to learn from one another.
The presentation was well organized. Aside from succeeding in English 101, it also teaches students how to excel in their other classes and in their future profession. These two types of essays were very helpful with many of the assignments used and I am certain I will be using these throughout college. What does it leave out? Another common mistake is not providing enough relevant evidence to support your reflections. Even the students wrote feedback about being lost in the essay.
Students are learning to produce the kind of writing that leads to success in college. I was able to expand my knowledge on these learning objectives by reading the textbook specifically for this course, as well as going through all the modules. This semester I have learned many things in Language Arts which helps since it is not my best subject. . In this course, I learned a series of different things compared to my composition 1 class.
The primitive skills I learned in high school definitely proved helpful in taking the English 101 course. The main reason as to why I enjoyed writing this essay was because I got chance to look back at some of my writing from the beginning of they year and see just how much my writing had improved. Where can I get help with writing? An evaluative essay is an argument essay however it includes valued evidence. I was always an extremely active child, yet all I needed to settle down was a good book. However, I learned that what makes a bigger impact is choosing the right diction while keeping all of your thoughts organized. The fourth option makes little sense in an environment where writing is valued as a means of learning rather than a de-contextualized exercise.
In the time in class that I have had this quarter I have learned new techniques that I had not known before in writing, for example I have learned about how to build paragraphs in a correct formal way. I know that as I move on in my life, my experiences as a literature major will never leave me and will aid me in everything I do. Students, in turn, benefit because they can identify the content and writing skills they have mastered and the areas they need to improve. My supervisor is also the blood bank department supervisor. College is where one is to explore and gain knowledge-not just about information retained, but also about oneself. In the beginning of the quarter there were many things that I had to revise in my essays, and they took me twice as long to write as well.
I would only like suggests on improving spelling, grammar and mechanics in this essay. High school English class prepared me for the editing of my essays, for example, grammatical errors, spelling, font errors, and things that were under the category of fixing my paper. I had to provide evidence of the dates in which I would be out of town and specific information. In writing there is an idea sparked by a curiosity or inspiration that is displayed concisely in the boundaries of a paper. This portfolio was made so that I can show off what I have learned from this class, and show off just how much I have improved as a writer. Thank you for your time and consideration. I chose essay 2 because I enjoyed writing that one more than the first essay.
However, it did teach me that it is a great form to persuade and connect with the employer. My main English weaknesses during my beginning semester were focused around verb usage, diction, content mainly from research , and organization through beginning, middle, and end. Pointing to the number of times a paper can be revised, some claim it is often impossible to determine how competent the student writer is or how much help a student has received during the revision process Wolcott, 1998, p. I feel that I can now express my ideas far more effectively. For my memo, I also used evaluative essays to argue that I am a good employee to the company and, therefore, I deserved to take off for a certain week to attend a conference. I chose tow rite about how I developed my organization, diction and content throughout the year. For my job application letter, I used the evaluative essay in order to convince the employer that I was a good candidate for the job which I included my experience as evidence.