From the article, “Responding, Really Responding”, Richard Straub explains the process of peer response. He taught me that it is important for a responder to give as much feedback as possible to the writer. For instance, when I would do response papers, I would give small simple comments, and then, the writer would always come back to me and ask about my comments. From what Straub shares, he explains that it is acceptable to write a lengthy comment as long as it is giving support to the writer. From now on, I plan on giving details in my comments, so that way my peers will have a better understanding of my suggestions.
In the writing 102 I was able to improved my writing knowledge. Throughout the writing 102 course I was able to improve many critical thinking skills such as. expressing my ideas clearly and rationally, understanding the logical connection between ideas, including my reflective and independent thinking, Understanding the links between ideas, and determining the importance and relevance of arguments and ideas. In addition to the critical thinking skills I learned a lot about the process of academic writing. I learned how to find, gather and manage my ideas.
Through the attempt of writing these personal essays, with the help of my teacher and the materials made available to me, I can affirmatively say that I feel more confident as a writer and as an editor. I say that because I feel self-aware to an extent to be able to see the major flaws in my personal essays and being able to edit them to produce better quality writings. A significant development in my writing was to acknowledge the “Show not tell” phrase and implement it in my personal essays. This particular rule has helped me out majorly focus on deploying the five essential human senses which include sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. Deploying this sensory language has further enabled me to “show” my audience what I intend to communicate to them.
Critique/Reflection: After reading the “Checklist Manifesto: How to get the things right” book and the implications on the book, I did an in-depth review of the positive and negative reflections on the book. The thoughts have been summarized and mentioned below: Positive Reflections: There were several things that I enjoyed about the book. There is a list of positive reflections that I would like to discuss which are mentioned below: 1) Checklists can offer us some assistance with assuring so as to stay more organized and we don 't miss any progressions in a procedure. They are easy to utilize and effective. A to-do list is a unique type of a checklist that can be discussed and implemented in all the organizations.
I know that writing can always be improved and that writing is essential in any career interest so as an adult, I would like to continue to use deliberate practice in my writing into my adult years. I want to improve my writing so it could reach close to
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These six key components are fresh, organize, clear, unified, simple, and focus. These six key components can make a paper so much better by effectively getting the reader involved in what they are reading. In “Salvation” by Langston Hughes utilizes these key components making it a great piece of writing. The first key component is fresh. To keep things fresh the writer should always write about what they want to write about.
King says, "Good writing, teaches the learning writer about style, graceful narration, plot development, the creation of believable characters, and truth-telling" (73). I will try my best to become a good writer. King's article informs you about being a writer, and how important the subject to read is to be a good writer. King's guidance is helping me realize that reading a great deal, and it will help me expand my ability to write. I am an extremely slow reader, so reading more often will grow my power to read quicker.
After writing things such as the Autobiographical Essay and Comparison- Contrast Analysis really open up my spectrum of writing. I would say that my biggest influence for my new appreciation on writing is Professor Feng. Her dedication to teaching and writing along with the knowledge and ideas I have heard from her has shown me that English and literature can be fun, profound and interesting. Another thing that has influenced me to want to be a well educated writer is just reading
Secondly, I grew to love helping others in their writing through the use of peer editing. In the end, there were things I learned through this class that I can apply to who I am as a writer, how I have developed as a reader, and what I have learned as a critical thinker. As a writer, I have learned that I need to condense my words and be able to effectively communicate what I am saying and to be able to write in various different styles using one particular method and approach. In my particular case, writing is a gradual process, and I look forward to continuing to grow in composing assignments more effectively. I have observed that I can write an effective paper but it may take me longer to fully
However, I used my will to succeed to push on and do the things I want to accomplish. Now, after reading this book I can look at my mindset in a new way. I can focus more on attempting new challenges and giving effort rather than trying to be right about everything. This will help me to not only grow as a person, but try more things that I may not have done before. I thought the author did a great job at covering all
Additionally, my constant need for reading various masterpieces would also allow me follow patterns used by prominent authors with strong writing prowess. By the application of the given approaches, I look forward to having an improved ability to write in a better manner. However, since writing is a learning process, a future challenge could be the inability to improve suddenly as my already established style could require time to improve. Yet, I believe that change also requires constant practice dedication, and commitment, values that I hold dearly. The use of the be-verbs is another area that require improvement.