My Experience At High School Essay

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After three very important, time consuming, and fun essays, my English 101 class is officially coming to an end. Before entering this class I had very few English classes under my belt; I skipped just about every high school course they offer. Although I am a junior in high school, and younger than most of my fellow classmates, I walked through the door on the first day of class with full confidence. Like I expected, I learned more from this English class, than I ever could have if I stayed at high school with the rest of my peers. Taking this class was very beneficial, improving my writing skills beyond my expectations. Throughout this semester, I learned many key lessons about writing. The first lesson, and by far the most important lesson is the use of prewriting tools. I learned many prewriting tools this semester that I will continue to use in all of my future writings. When preparing for my observation essay you asked us to form an outline. As I worked on that outline I developed a general guideline to my paper. When coming across a writers block, as I often do, this outline helped me jump back on track with my topic, and continue my work. Along with the outline, another effective prewriting tool I used was recording me. This recording helped me avoid a writer’s block. Although this task was assigned to us on the first essay, the memoir, I do not believe I fully utilized how helpful it can be. Knowing better, when writing my observation essay, I recorded…

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