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Academic Essay: Reflective Writing

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Reflective Academic Paper

Writing a decent essay can be nerve racking, time consuming, and can be accompanied by many trial and errors such as an art project. First you have to generate an idea, which can be the biggest challenge of them all. Then you have to decide on what details to incorporate and the placement for it. You begin to throw colors and shapes together in hopes that it will transform into a pleasing design. This all takes time, being challenged to create artwork, whether it be an essay or a painting, in sixty minutes becomes even more nerve racking and mind boggling. After last week’s timed writing practice, I was able to experience the dreadful event of producing a piece of artwork, which in my case was to deliver an essay,
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Towards the end of the clarification paragraph, I suggested how each brain works differently in grasping objectives, thus providing group members with a chance of someone understanding and explaining a certain course objective no one else understands. This was relevant information because it backed up my main point on the positive aspects of group work by showing a reward. By applying relevant information, you ensure that the reader will grasp the data easier versus writing unimportant repetitive statements. Another example of relevant information, is my personal experience statement. I described how the process of memorizing and retaining information is much faster when you teach an individual versus receiving information, as a reward to…show more content…
From listening to previous students speak about how everything depends on the WPJ and the time limit not being enough, I entered the classroom a little worried. I know it was only a practice essay, but I thought the prompt would not be relatable to me which would result in an unfinished essay. However, that was not the case. I stuck to the timeframe of fifteen minute brainstorm, forty minute draft, and five minute edit for an outcome of a complete paper.
Planning is one thing that I am not as comfortable with in regards to timed writings because, it usually takes me brain a while for it to generate an idea . I am the type of person that needs to spend time figuring out a plan for conquering the prompt. Fifteen minutes is a fair amount of time but the majority of the time I am trying to create an introduction or conclusion. People have told me to leave a space, but I cannot advance without a set introduction. I am working on overcoming this uncomfortable element by referring to the “funnel”
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