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Blackburn Warner
Discussion 11/18
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:16am
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I have enjoyed this English class more others I have taken in the past. I usually think of these classes consisting of a lot of reading and a lot of writing. I used to have to read a story every night and write about it the next day. That gets hard because after so many stories, they all run together and it is easy to get them confused. I like how we read a story every few classes and only had to write about them a few times. That makes it a lot easier to manage because it is easier to keep everything straight. I am not the best reader and I am not a big fan of reading so it was nice to not have to do too much reading.
I also liked how the classes leading up to the paper were used to discuss what needed to be in the paper and helpful hints on how to make the paper better. A lot of my teachers used to just assign a paper and not tell us anything more than what was on a piece of paper with the prompt on it. It was nice to go over examples in class and see how the paper should be formatted and organized. I would have liked to have had the classes earlier because a lot of the time, I didnít want to start my paper too far in advance because I was afraid that I would mess something up and not find out about it until the class before the paper was due. So if those classes were the few days following the day the paper was assigned, I think it would be better because I would feel more comfortable about starting earlier knowing I wasnít going to start without knowing something important.
I also liked the class because it was very entertaining. I never wanted to fall asleep in class and I laughed a lot. I looked forward to going to that class unlike many of the other English classes I have taken in the past. The hardest part about the class for me was getting a good grade on the papers. However, I think I became a better writer because of my teachers hard grading.

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