Reflection Paper On Freshman Composition

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Freshman Composition I’s course objective was designed to help students “focus on developing and expressing ideas clearly and effectively to communicate with various audiences for various purposes and occasions, through written, oral, aural, and visual venues by means of individual and team projects.” Throughout this course my classmates and I reviewed principles of the writing process, including: planning, logical organizational, development strategies, revision, and editing, we were also introduced to rhetorical techniques and vigorous library research. With those techniques, this course has helped my classmates and I develop critical thinking skills like: summary, paraphrase, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of multiple sources. Before I began this class my writing process consisted of simply being assigned as assignment by my high school english teachers and coming up with an essay at the top of my head that properly fit the space requirement and prompt that I would then turn in the day it was due. However, since I began taking Freshmen Composition I, I have found …show more content…
From what I can see, my first biggest strength would have to be my ability to conclude essays. Personally, I believe my conclusions are the strongest pieces of my individual essays. My strongest example would have to be my conclusion in essay four. My essay four conclusion states, “There are many reasons western attitudes vary when it comes to a topic as controversial as genetically modifying something as important as food. There are just as many positive reasons to do it as there are negative reasons to not. With that said food is critical for survival, but whether or not modifying it will benefit or backfire is entirely unpredictable.” It is short, simple, and complex enough to summarize and conclude everything previously stated in the essay

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