I Am A Freshman At Longwood University Essay

865 Words Sep 19th, 2016 4 Pages
As I am currently a freshman at Longwood University, I have been through many writing assignments and essays. Starting out as a toddler or at a preschool age you get endless toys that sing your ABC’s or that implement the alphabet in some way, and with the blink of an eye you are writing 10-15 page essays. I first began to write by simply learning the alphabet. I can remember back to my mom sitting me down at the kitchen table helping me write sentences. My love for writing came from my third grade teacher Mrs.Vaden. She gave me many of my writing prompts and taught me things that I still use today. She started the long journey of constructing sentences, forming paragraphs, making topic decisions, and picking thesis statements. It is things such as this that have brought me to be the writer I am today. I thoroughly enjoyed writing different kinds of papers in middle school. Even at home I would write narratives aside from the research and persuasive essays at school. I learned to enjoy any type of writing because it helps to move along the process. Having fun with the writing, even if you have come upon a boring research topic, can help make the paper excel. Put yourself in the shoes of the person or the topic you are researching, try and feel the same as what you are trying to say. Learning about the writing styles and how to interject certain grammar and vocabulary stuck out in my freshman year of high school. I began to write more than usual and I asked my teacher for…

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