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Christian Bryant
Re: 2/1 Discussion
Fri Feb 1, 2013 12:37pm
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Well in the past during high school, I have taken standard level English which is for the people who typically struggle with English even though I have always done relatively well in English class. We would read books in class but only like 15 pages. We accomplished nothing in that class though. When we did write papers though, the teacher worked individually with each student even though majority of the other students were not quite as interested in fixing their papers. The teachers were patient and they marked on the papers what we needed to fix and gave us plenty of chances to fix it before turning it in finally. Reading in class helped out a lot too because I had time to ask questions whenever I did not understand something in the book. Those were the helpful things that worked for me in high school. Now in college, so far Ive found the ability to go see the professor the most helpful as well as him marking the papers like he is not afraid of running out of ink. Those help out the most when trying to become a better writer. In high school I found out that it never helps when a teacher just sends you off to type a paper by yourself and you do not know what they want in the paper. Also it is not ever beneficial whenever the teacher only gives you a couple days to type a paper up. In the past I have had teachers announce papers a couple days before it is due. Sure the papers were not long, but still they should give out more time to type or write a paper. The best way to help me succeed in your class is to provide as much examples and help with writing the papers as possible. If I see an example of a good paper I personally tend to do a little better. I do not know why or how it helps me but it does. You can also help by giving as much time to write the paper as possible.

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