Reflection Paper

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Attending public school from K-12 the teachers taught me the same type of writing for constructing an essay the traditional introduction, body paragraph, and conclusion. This works for education children in the school systems throughout Texas. The way the schools taught me to write has been beneficial to ensure I do well and wasn’t given a choice of options to choose from for writing. In high school I found a way that works best for me, but still fits the criteria the teachers want to see in the essay. In college I use the same style that I learned but how it works for me, when I was told there is other ways of writing without using the traditional way I was hesitant at first but now curious to know different styles to still be an effective …show more content…
In the sixth grade the way they were teaching us discouraged me to write. I would be bored and couldn’t have a saw so of how I wanted to write. So I just bit my tongue and carried on. In high school I had more freedom with my writing so was able to set up how I wanted to write and found starting backwards for me works best. We are all given a prompt and I would have a summary in my head for my essay and would write it out and that was my conclusion. Then work on building my body paragraphs based on the points I made in my conclusion and add “fluff” is what the teachers would say. Last I would write my introduction and would be better constructed than if I were writing it first. I would spend hours trying to start a paper. Being under a structured influenced in middle school made me realize how much time was wasted when attempting to start my introduction. The style in which I write has worked well in college and maybe a change in style will be good for …show more content…
I have always been hesitant on changing my ways with anything I do so opening myself to a different yet effective way of writing is big for me, and can say I’m excited to learn more about it. I believe that learning a new way will impress professors, business officials and hopefully make me stand out from the crowd. With my past knowledge and upcoming knowledge I know that it will be possible to learn a different way to write other than the

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