Reflection Paper On Gastroparesis

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Writing is a recursive process that takes time and effort on my part. It means writing your first draft, checking it for grammatical errors, quotations, citations, and punctuation. The second draft is cleaner than the first but often isn 't the final draft. I usually set my second draft sit for a day or so then take another look at it with a fresher eye. Now I have a good working draft; I usually ask a peer to either listen to it or read it over themselves. Working with a peer allows me to check for flow, and I get feedback on areas that don 't flow smoothly. The final step I take is to run all my writing through Grammarly to check for plagiarism, improve vocabulary and avoid passive voice. I had the opportunity to write about my gastroparesis …show more content…
I have to take an honest, objective look at my work and ask myself where I was weak and what improvements I can make in the future. The narrative essay required me to summarize an important event in my life and tell why it was important, how did it change me or influenced who I have become. The article Life with Isis required a different set of skills. I had to read the article, determine the important facts and write a summary based on the facts. I also had to cite correctly. The synopsis of The Kite Runner required me to read the book and then to summarize the book covering all important events so that someone could just read my synopsis and know everything that happens in the book. The synopsis was a difficult assignment mainly due to the limited length. I had a hard time trying to include all the facts in only two pages. I found myself trying to edit out lesser events while maintaining the integrity of the book. It was much harder than the typical book report I had written in the past, encouraging someone else to read the book or even giving my overall opinion on the book. The argumentative paper was another new experience for me. I had never done a full research paper before and had to be extra careful to cite any information that wasn’t common knowledge or my personal ideas. In the gathering of information, I had to analyze sources for bias and reliability …show more content…
I then read the materials and had to pick the side to support. I choose to work within the parameters that America should legalize medical marijuana. Next I wrote the paper, citing the sources that supported medical marijuana. When looking at information online you have to determine if the writer is biased if the information is credible, is the information offered is fact or writer’s opinion. A paper shouldn’t be a list of facts from your research; you need to include your knowledge. The paper has a formal structure of an introductory paragraph with thesis, supporting paragraphs and then a conclusion paragraph that restates thesis but doesn’t offer any new

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