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Megan LaVacca
4/5 Discussion
Sun Apr 7, 2013 12:20pm
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What I found most challenging about the annotated bibliography was figuring out what to write about. It took me longer to figure out what to write about then to actually write the annotated bibliography. Sitting down and just writing was hard to do motivation was a lot harder to find then it was to procrastinate until the week before it was due. When I finally figured out I wanted to write on autism finding the sources were easy. The disappointing thing to me was that when I was halfway through my paper my computer deleted my work. I was worried and freaking out about what I was going to do. When this happened I did not think I would finish it in time it was due. Once I finished I thought that I did not have all the print sources. I went back and counted my sources over and over trying to figure out what I did wrong or was missing. The easiest part of the entire annotated bibliography was definitely when I got to it and sat down. Writing was easy reading the sources once I got through it, it took not a lot of time. It was a simple task to do finding sources but when trying to find sources that were not the same was a little challenging. I ended up resulting in trying to find any kind of books on autism so I used a children’s book. Now that I have submitted the annotated bibliography I think that I did well on it. I followed the directions and used the example essay to make sure that mine looked identical so that I would not get points off for not doing it correctly. There was not a lot I can think of that I might have done wrong. I know that if I did do something wrong that the entire annotated bibliography will be wrong. I am hoping that I did well because I feel my writing has improved since last semester. If I had to give myself a grade I would give myself a B because I know it won’t be perfect.

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