In putting together my portfolio, I could definitely see that I have made an incredible progress from the foundation of this class. My practice of grammar, words and the general structure of my papers has improved massively. Reflecting on my strengths and weaknesses as a writer, as well as things I have learned in my own writing process is a big accomplishment.
I felt like all the practices and processes were very beneficial to improve my writing skills. I will take all skills to English 5, but specifically Swales movement and Huckin’s methodology. These two made the most sense and really helped improve my writing. Sentence variety, for example, NPA will definitely be of use and I plan to use all sentence improvements for next semester.
I was not confident in my writing before, but now I am. Professor Karl taught me ways to incorporate new techniques into my writing, as well as following the proper rules required by the University. Furthermore, the textbook was a life saver, it reminded me of small details that I learned back in high school that are quite important when writing a paper. Subsequently, I will continue to practice my writing and incorporate everything that I learned throughout this course in the future. Learning never stops and I’m always open to learning new techniques that will help me become a better writer.
College may be a whole year away and coming up quick so I feel that starting early by enrolling EN101 will give me a greater advantage. EN101 will overall make me a better student and improve my skills when it comes to writing papers. Realizing that college is more work and slightly harder I assumed the rules and standards would be much more regulated and rigid. Some problems I have faced while writing is making my papers perfect and as the syllabus says, "This class is designed to prepare you for academic writing, for the kinds of writing you will experience throughout your college career. " This class will improve my writing skills and put me where I need to be for future classes.
ENG-122 Reflective Essay My writing process has changed tremendously over the course of this class. I feel more accomplished, confident and I feel sometimes that my ideas and thoughts just come in to my mind out of nowhere and I start writing about anything now. I pay attention to my punctuation and grammar more as I have polished them more now, not only when I write but then others write as well. I am constantly looking for errors and I highly think this is helping me a lot in my career.
Personal Literacy Narrative Reading and writing is a tool everybody needs in their lifetime the basic reading and writing skills are used on a daily base no matter what field you plan to study. Reading and writing are taught at a young age. I personally was taught by preschool I noticed on how I grew with my writing and how I became a better reader and writer throughout my life I personal love reading and writing it’s a way for everyone to express themselves through their choice of words. Everybody learns how to read and write differently some students tend to be stronger than others, personally speaking I feel I tend to be higher in reading then writing.
My teacher explained how to complete a narrative, and procedural essay clearly. I would love to use some of her teaching methods someday. It 's an amazing feeling to be able to write about an experience that altered your life. If I teach English someday, I want my students to learn how to express themselves when they write. It would be exciting to be able to sit down and read my students papers.
I have grown to want to flourish in my beginning and increasing skills. My past self from August was sweet to be hope that I would feel better as when I wrote the letter, I was in a struggling place of self-worth. Past Brooke, I sure am okay! I am in a good place in my life, and I hope I will only escalate. I have been smiling and optimistic that I can do more than I have believed I could.
My writing become even stronger when I add powerful pieces like quotes, pictures or even my own personal stories. I still feel as if I could learn more about rhetoric decisions although, when it comes to understand pathos, ethos, logos, and kairos I have a strong understanding. I am very aware of what my weakness and strengths is in writing. When writing I often times do identify my weakness, I feel as if my weakness are just the basic of always using first person, sometimes only seeing one side to a story, and lastly moving quickly on my work which leaves me with more error than I should have. I also see my strengths when writing which appears to be how strongly I feel about my text which allows me to keep my intended audience engaged within my
Both years I have helped in foreign language, more specifically, Spanish classes. My junior year was basic; I would grade papers and help organize things around the classroom. This year, as a senior, I have grown more confident with the language and have been able to help the students that are struggling with translations. Serving as help around the classroom, doing a lot more to actually assist the teacher if a student seemed to be struggling. I’ve even helped decorate the classroom and keep books organized and in good shape.
The reading strategies we discussed in class and in the courses content made me a better reader by showing me many different ways to read and write and understand it very well. It uses all these methods such as the KWL charts, writing a memo and reading the novel I selected helping me improve my skills greatly to become a better reader. Putting together the reading, writing oral communication and examining media all connected in helping me become a good reader and helped me to comprehend the understanding of making a personal connection to the world around you. That 's what help 's you in the future to make the the best choices possible so that later on when you make a mistake in reading you can look at the experience you had and learn how to properly correct yourself because at the end of the day they all deal with different skill set 's but all help you to become better in everything you
I also improved on my writing of theses and introductory paragraphs. As far as presenting, I learned invaluable skills such as memorization, comprehension/interpretation of texts, and physical presence/vocal projection. And I realized that a more difficult task isn’t always something to fear, but an experience to learn and strengthen skills. For the future, I aim to further strengthen my language skills, and to strengthen my writing of arguments and overall structures of
School has taught me a wide array of knowledge that will assist me when I get into the real world. It has helped me have better reasoning, problem solving, and memory skills. Without school, I wouldn’t be nearly as intelligent or mature as I am today. I also wouldn’t have met all of my friends, who’ve helped shape me into the man I am today. As I’ve gotten deeper into my education, I realized that every year the stress levels and stakes get a bit higher.
Before being in Writing 115, I struggled with doing different kinds of modes and inventions, and I feel as if I have improved on these areas and has made me an overall well rounded writer. Two ways I would like to improve my writing over the next academic year would to be able to connect my ideas more together so that others can see my point by point thinking or being able to come up and start with stronger start to each of my
While taking English 090, I have learned to overcome this fear. Getting feedback from others during workshop days was very useful because I received tips on how to make changes to your paper to make it stronger. This gave me the opportunity to practice my critical reading/thinking skills by actively reading our partners papers. This also gave us the freedom to leave remarks in the margins of others’ essay to not only help them, but help ourselves learn. While writing the unit 3 paper, I got to practice and meet the course objective of actively reading.