Reflective Essay: My Literacy Experience

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My Literacy Adventure When I came into this class I had no idea what to expect. Was it going to be an easy class I would not have to worry about? Or would it test my writing abilities to a whole other level? I soon found out that I not prepared for what was to come. For the first time I felt as though I was on my own when it came to writing. In high school I did not take any advanced English or writing classes and I had the same English teacher for three years. My teacher was very straight forward with what he wanted so it was very easy for me to excel in the class. Starting this year, I had quickly realized that I was unprepared for this class. Coming into Dr. Krummel’s class allowed me to understand that there was no one’s hand to hold anymore. The day I received my first assignment was very worrisome. Dr. Krummel had not …show more content…
I came into this class with many weaknesses. Throughout the semester some of those weaknesses became my ultimate strength by the end of the year. For example, I feel like I have become a lot more direct with my words without straying off to who knows what. But many of my weaknesses still remain. I still struggle with repetitiveness, and incorrect word usage but I will continue to get better at managing those problems for many years to come. This class was a massive wake-up call to me. I was fortunate enough to have a professor like Dr. Krummel to know and understand my struggles and help me grow as a writer along the way. Before when I met with a written assignment I was too focused on getting it done as soon as I could. Now I look at every piece I write like my very own child. I have to give it a lot of attention so it can turn into the successful piece I wanted. This is not the end of my learning on how to write. I have only scratched the surface of my new beginning. This class created at new sense of desire in me to grow as a writer each and every day ahead of

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