Reflection Paper On Reflection

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With only 18 weeks into school, I am personally thankful for how much I have grown in composition writing. Going into Dublin Scioto High School’s dual credit program, I only knew how to write short story analysis papers, or your run-of-the-mill story reflection. After hearing I would have wrote a total of 5000 words minimum, I was left flabbergasted. Nevertheless, the challenges faced when writing these papers gave me an abundant amount of knowledge in transitional word use, and finally becoming comfortable with the drafting process. When writing my papers, however, I still would like to increase my ability to structure my papers with more confidence. Before this period of time, I would struggle with my transitional words, and
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Consequently, I have slowly gotten better at paper structure as a whole. However, i’m quite not where I would like to be in how fast I am able to pick up on opening statements and thesis combination.
For example, my classes writing project three was about video analyzes and using sources to backup your claim. Usually I would have flown through the opening paragraph of the writing and been well on my way to completing the paper in a timely fashion. This was not the case for papers that involve more of a “corporate” timely research if you will. Papers that I have written in the past gave me more of an ability to represent the creative side of my brain. In contrast, the previous papers were mostly about the writers choices and letting us [the writers] have a broad scope of environments to analyze. By allowing me to not focus on one particular observation I am able to let my mind run loose. Although I was able to pick the film or tv show to represent, I also had to have two sources that would integrate into the paper well enough to have them there in the first place. For me this is was a challenge and is something I look forward to getting better at as a write my projects/papers in the near future. Lastly, I accredit much to what I have learned this semester towards my ability to, rapidly and comfortably, dissect the drafting process. Through the teachings of Mrs. Eicher, her lessons, and the resources of books provided, I now
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