But with focusing on my writing skills within my discourse community, I was able to take my writing to a different level. The challenges that I faced became knowledge. It has helped me to ensure that all of my papers have balance and are well organized. As a result, I have developed strong skills with identifying modes of writing and communicating in my discourse community, research skills such as: writing a research proposal, literature review, annotated bibliography and proposing a working thesis. With these skills that I have developed from this course, I will be able to achieve the goals that are needed in my future classes and in the workplace after college.
When I take my time I can elaborate and connect with my audience. I need to work on not being choppy when I type and use better transition words. Know how to use punctuation correctly, and understand the basics of writing a little bit better. What I will carry out this class is to demonstrate understanding of rhetorical situation and elements of published essays, nonfiction, and fiction by way of active and critical reading. This course improved some of my vocabulary.
My second paper had two specific, major problems, that really brought down both my ethos and grade. While writing these papers, I learned things as I went. I learned after my first paper that I needed a better tone for my second paper, and after writing my second paper I learned I needed better, stronger sources for my third paper. These three papers greatly helped to expand my writing skills, and I also learned different issues associated with the three paper topics. All the writings I have done have been a long yet great learning
At the start of writing Peer Review Essay #1 I had many top... ... middle of paper ... ...me and unnecessary, but the process of feedback and revision was essential, it not only helped me fix my errors, but it also allowed me to reassess and better structure my essay. As a result I believe that the progress I have made in my writing during the course of English 1B has changed my negative views of writing. As silly as it may sound to say that my fears about writing papers have been defeated, they have. Whether they are short reviews or extensive research papers, I have become more comfortable in writing. I have not only learned how to write and express myself more effectively, by organizing my critical thoughts, but most importantly I have learned that review and revision is an essential part of the writing process.
To prove my point one of the reasons I spoke about was the Trayvon Martin incident, of which I felt could affect my readers on an emotional level and get readers to agree with my stance. I believe that proving your points and getting readers to accept and connect with your points is a tremendously essential aspect of writing that this course has taught me. I feel with the help of this course I have significantly improved in this aspect. Although I think essay number one was a quality paper, one regret I have on it would be not providing more history on the stand your ground law. Another aspect that I feel I have been suc... ... middle of paper ... ...on, this course has taught me many different aspects to writing that I was unaware of in high school.
During the course of four months, I have learned so much. There were a few bumps in the way throughout the semester, but I managed to overcome them. It is hard to believe that my journey in writing 101 is coming to an end. Through my hard work and dedication, this class has helped me to build confidence in my writing that will help me throughout my college life. Writing can be very frustrating; laying your ideas out on paper so that others can grasp the concept you are trying to convey is a very difficult task.
This is when the spell-checking, grammar-checking, and tone-checking will need to be the focus. I would finish the sentences I started and ensure that what I wrote made sense and flowed well. I would finish the writing and find some people to read what I had written. Opinions, other than mine, are more important in this phase. If it makes sense to them, is written in a professional tone, and is something that should be shared, I would move forward in attempting to get the piece published.
Writing under pressure leads writers to include all th... ... middle of paper ... ...t. Writing prompts make writers creative and helps them further ideas they already have or create new ideas all together. Prompts lead to a structured format for writing when evaluated properly. Applying research to a writing sample is one of the best ways to establish and further opinions. It is important to present research correctly and to cite it accurately to avoid removing credibility from the source. A writer’s best sample will only become “nearly perfect” once those habits that weaken writing disappear.
Collecting data for any essay is very important. It helps you analyze traits, gives evidence or explains a situation, person or a thing. For this particular essay I have chosen argumentative essay to explain the improvement to my writing process because that is an essay I had put lot of time in. Moreover, it was something I was a little confident about because when I read it, it had a weightage of knowledge. While collecting data, I was very conscious about the source and bookmarked them for later use.
I have made a lot of progress in my writing in English 2100T class. I still have many problems that I should not have as I am a college student. I try my best to finish every writing assignment I have, and try to remember those mistakes I made before in order to prove my writing skills. However, I still make some mistakes that I made before. I will like to learn how to write a good or a convincing essay yet, it is difficult for me to achieve the level as a college student.