Reflection On Reading Class

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My approach to reading has changed over the semester. Before this class, I would just read without taking notes. In reading, I would just read instead of looking up the difficult word or using context clues to figure out what the word means. Now during my reading I annotate and look up unknown vocabulary words. When I look up the difficult word, I would find the closest appropriate definition. This will benefit me next semester and other classes by taking notes and read the questions before I start the reading.

My writing has changed over the semester. During this class, I have learned how to use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Prior to this class, my writing would have a lot of run-on sentences, incomplete sentences, and repetition
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I feel frustrated because it was hard to find good information and have enough supporting details. I feel satisfied with these essays because the tools from this semester have made my writing stronger. The tools that I have received from this class is building a stronger vocabulary, stronger sentences, and appropriate grammar along with spelling. The writing and revision process for both these assignments was challenging. The writing and revision process for both these assignments was challenging because it was hard to find good reliable information and made sure that were no errors. For example, one of the assignments we did in class was a cause and effect essay. The topic I chose for the cause and effect essay was “The Effects of Being a Firefighter.” I had the hardest time looking for good reliable and appropriate …show more content…
Self-discipline was hard to overcome because I would rather go out to hang out with friends instead of doing homework. There were some days that I would stay up until two o’clock the next morning more doing homework for class. Time management wasn’t an easy obstacle to accomplish due to that there was no set schedule for me to complete the necessary tasks, such as homework for either English or AAA 109. I improved my student habits by using a day planner to set time aside to do certain assignments for school and prioritize non-related school tasks. I do homework first before going out with my friends.

The activity that we did as a class was the peer editing workshop for our papers which help me develop my writing skills. Doing the peer editing workshop helped me understand what errors that needed to be corrected and to hear the negative or positive comments from my peers. For example, the last essay we did in class was the argument essay and my topic was about “The Problem of Uninsured Motorists.” The one negative comment I got from the essay was that the essay was

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