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tyasia brown
Re: 2/22 Discussion
Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:48am
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I think the most challenging thing about writing the informative paper was the sources. Iíve always felt that everything about the sources was difficult. Everything meaning finding them, choosing them, deciding what information to use, and how to cite them. Even though you can use citation machines online, it never looks quite right, so I feel like I always do the work cited wrong. Some sources have so much info that you are not exactly sure which parts to use. Itís always been hard finding sources because you want to make sure you weed out the reliable ones from the phony sources. I felt the easiest thing about the paper was coming up with the thesis. The thesis organizes the paper into three main ideas. I always find this part easiest to come up with because once your research is done all you have to do is chose the three most important things. I did find the rest of the intro paragraph to be difficult. While the thesis is easy to come up with the rest of it is hard to figure out. I feel my papers strengths were the facts I put in it. My topic being the health effect of cigarettes helped a lot because there has been lots of research done. Once I found my sources it made it easier. The main source I used was the center for disease control. The center for disease control provided many accurate and stunning facts for my paper. I feel my papers weakness will be either the work cited page or grammar. The work cited page because like I said earlier, it always looks wrong, plus itís just difficult to create. I said grammar also, because in English 1100 that was always a problem I had with my papers. My English 1100 teacher would constantly tell me I had great content and story, but I needed to proofread more. Overall I did not like writing the informative paper. I quite honestly donít feel like itís going to be a good grade. As a matter of fact it probably will be my worst in the class.

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