Personal Writing Assignment : The Importance Of Writing

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Writing assignments always perturbed me because in more advanced english classes, the grade was not given by completion of the project, but on how well you completed it. I like subjects like math where you are either right or wrong. With english, it is either good or unsatisfactory which makes it difficult because I feel that certain teachers would be more likely to give a better grade when a specific style of writing is used. I think of myself as a decent writer, but I would always be discouraged when a writing assignment didn’t get the grade that I thought it deserved. In the four semesters of AP and honors english classes I took, their grades always would stand out as one of the few Bs. I was rarely able to get better than a B on a paper in advanced English which frustrated me. I would always focus on completing a decent paper and not creating a fluid and well written essay.
On the rare occasion where I found myself receiving an A for an assignment, it was for one that I actually enjoyed. For example, during my junior year my teacher assigned a speech project with very loose guidelines. I decided to write mine about Candy Crush Saga, a game that I dabbled with at the time Somehow, it ended up being very good and funny. That was one of my better graded speeches and my favorite assignment because I had the freedom to make with it what I wanted and was not constrained to strict instructions. I think, most of the time, in college the projects do not have as strict
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