The knowledge gained in semester one carried over into second semester, and aided me in second semester. Such lessons would include learning to prewrite before writing an essay start to close, and that it is essential to a successful essay. Prewriting also aids in eliminating writer’s block, an affliction I often possess. In second semester I did prewriting for most of my essays, but is most prevalent in both my Buy Nothing Day essay and my practice synthesis essay. Before writing each of them, I spent time developing my main points and planning out my thesis. In first semester, I did prewriting mostly with the documentary project and the Lord of the Flies essay, and found it to be a large success.
In second semester I learned multiple things that add to my ...
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...is year my all, and have dedicated a tremendous amount of effort into all of my writing in order to ensure that I flourish as much as possible. With the stated factors coupled with my overall growth, I would grant myself with an A- to an A letter grade. I feel as though I am deserving of this grade because of the time and energy that I have dedicated to this class, and I have always put my best efforts forward in order to produce the best possible essay I could. Additionally, I always scored very well on the pieces I done, as I believe I have only ever had one piece fall below the “college level.” Grades aside, I strongly feel that this class has benefitted me in ways that I did not think possible. I look forward to using all the writing tips and tricks I have learned this year in future English classes, as I feel I have the writing tool belt that I need to succeed.
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