Reflective Essay: My First In-Class

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My writing process is like a car on the road. There are moments where the car just keeps on driving and then sometimes the car comes across a road block. The car has to find a different pathway to reach the destination. It is pretty scary being the last child in my family of four to attend college. I’m expected to know more than my older sibling and parents since I have been taught everything they know about life. In highschool, I had always excelled in math more than I did in writing. Problem solving has always been a skill of mine, so I knew math was the subject for me. Writing wasn’t my favorite most of the time since I was expected to follow my dad’s path to engineering. I focused more on the major subjects that would lead me into the career…show more content…
These are two main aspects that are critical in writing. Most of the times, I would write my essays without any organization or structure. When I wrote my first In-class essay, the information was all over the place. It didn’t have the structure to put the information all together. EWRT 211 helped me develop the organization and structure I needed to make a well developed essay. The essays I put into this portfolio are examples of my organization and structure skills. I was able to provide clear topic sentences and explanation in each paragraph. Although it is not perfect, EWRT 211 improved my knowledge of making an outline before an essay, and to understand what to put into each…show more content…
I plan on transferring to San Diego State once I have enough credits to do so. Until then, De Anza college will help me receive the help I need to get there. In English 1A and beyond, I plan to receive feedback on my writing and fix any errors I have. The skills and lessons I learned in EWRT 211 will also help me in English 1A as I have a clear understand of what instructors look for. I will never forget to always have fun with my writing and to express my ideas. I hope to keep improving in my writing and overcome the roadblocks to reach my
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