Essay Reflection On Learning Through Reflection

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Learning Through Reflection During this semester, I finished three main essays. They are the summary and response, rhetorical analysis and argumentative essays. In general, I think I have improved in many aspects within my professor’s help. In high school, students were only required to write 120 words for an essay, but in college, we are normally required to write at least a thousand words for an essay. At first, I had no idea how to just finish it, and just reach the word count, but now, I am not troubled by such feelings since I have mastered the effective use of sentence length, organization, transition words, and some other skills. In this way, I feel my writing ability has reached a new level. Even so, I still have much to do like vocabulary building strategies and grammar since they are something that we can always do better but never achieve at a perfect level. The first essay finished during this semester was the summary and response essay. Before I started it, I thought it was accessible since I learned this type of essay last semester. Still, there were differences between them. During this semester, the summary and response essay required more content than last semester, so I developed my skills in effective use of sentence length, avoiding using simple sentences too often. In addition, I found that the most significant issue that arose was critical thinking. Along with my increased reading quantity, this ability developed naturally and I was supposed to…

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