Sample Essay : Self Reflective Essay

842 Words Jul 10th, 2015 4 Pages
Self-reflective Essay While in the class this past ten weeks, I’ve learned quite a lot. It’s been a long time since I’ve had to take an English class that I had to write so much. Week after week, there were so many writing assignments. Each week we had to read an article and answer questions on that article through the discussion board on the college blackboard. After posting your answers, then you had to respond to two other classmates’ answers. Each week we also had to read an editorial article and write a two page response to the article. These papers had to be in MLA (Modern Language Association) format with three quotes from the article. I can say that the assignments each week were challenging, and on many occasions I had to refer to google to figure out how to write parts of the assignment. Many of the assignments were enlightening because they helped with writing assignments from other classes I’m taking this semester. I feel the instructions on Blackboard were clearly defined with what the assignment was asking us to do. Starting at week one, the assignment was to learn what Ethos, Pathos, and Logos was, something I had no idea what each one was. I learned how to write a Rhetorical Analysis of a video. On week two, I learned what plagiarism was and how to keep from stealing what others write, by using in-text citations. For week three, I learned about historical context and how to tell what is occurring when you’re reading something. Also, we had to…

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