English Composition Class Reflection

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While taking a class in college, many people just go through the motions and show up to class to get the job done. But after taking my first English Composition class this fall I realized how much important material and knowledge I have gained. During the class we learned everything from little bits of grammar to writing six page papers. Learning how to start the drafting process on a paper and build an effective was by far the most important skill I have learned in class. Being able to effectively write a paper is such an important skill and I will need this skill for classes that I will be taking for my major. With being able to write a great paper comes some important skills such as; starting an introduction, being able to incorporate sources into my writing, and using convincing evidence along with vivid details. When starting a paper, you need to know how to effectively hook a reader and keep their attention. This is where knowing how to start an introduction comes in to play. During the semester we were taught a very important brainstorming technique which is called free writing. During a free write, we would brainstorm ideas on our topic and just start writing down anything that comes to mind about our topic. This process would many …show more content…
From writing an introduction paragraph, incorporating sources into my writing, to using convincing evidence and vivid details, I think I have gained many important skills to benefit me and my writing. I think that I will continue to learn from my papers and I will continue to work on building introduction paragraphs for my remaining years as this is one aspect I would like to keep working on and improving. Overall, the knowledge I gained from this class is very important to me and I will continue to apply the skills I have learned to further me in my college

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