Reflective Essay: My Writing Expository Class

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In high school, I was an average writer. Throughout the four years, my writing and reading skills vaguely improved. There were times where I did not comprehend what the English teachers were discussing about. It was difficult to understand what they were asking me to write about. As a writer, I would take hours thinking about how to begin a paragraph or what it should be about. I am an extraordinary reading, but when it comes to writing, my writing skills and language skills aren’t the best. I lack the ability to write effective sentences or paragraphs and my topics would be slightly off. In high school, I was taught to start with a hook in the first paragraph. Afterwards, I need to write about the hook by not getting into too much detail. …show more content…
My senior year, I was taught to write on a whole different level of writing. It was very difficult for me to adjust because I was not used to writing an eight page long essays or how to do appropriate research and citing it. Now, as I’m starting college, The Writing Expository class prepared me well to do research papers. In college, I will face various types of challenges and I know I need to prepare for it. For certain, I will use the same writing skills that I developed through high school, however, there will be new skills that I need to …show more content…
I still do not know the writing rules in college, but I need to be ready for it. There might be new methods or techniques that I need to develop and I’ll need to adjust to it. I was told that college english was not very strict on grammar, and that the only important thing is to make an essay that has a good argument in it, but I still need to master my grammar skills. I also need to make time for it. Timing is another thing that I lack and I need to improve on it. I should also pay close attention on what the professor is asking a nd when writing I need to stay focus on what they are asking to write

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