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Rachel Samford
11/21 Discussion
Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:08pm
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The first week of this class I didnít really know what to expect for this class and I thought the class was going to be really hard. I guess I thought that it was intimidating in a way and that everyone got bad grades but that turned out to not be true. I actually ended up liking the class and I did learn a lot about my own writing and I definitely learned to not procrastinate. I was so use to procrastinating on my papers in high school because they were fairly easy but this class showed me that if I were to procrastinate on any of the papers I wouldíve really struggled. I benefitted the most probably from the essays and you going over how to exactly do them before we did them, it helped me learn how to write papers in the future. This class was comparable to the English class I had senior year except we had a lot of tests and in this class we just focused on writing. I like writing a lot and I feel that Iíve learned how to organize my papers since Iíve been in this class. I also benefitted a lot from your comments on my papers; the comments helped me fix some of my writing errors, which was beneficial. I learned what I had difficulties with in my essays and I learned how to fix them. I enjoyed reading and analyzing the TC boyle stories because that helped me learn how to do a theme paper which I donít think Iíve ever done. I also think that the fact that you werenít just an easy A teacher also helped me because I had to try really hard on the papers to get a good grade, which is how it should be. We should EARN the grades we get not just be handed Aís cause then we donít really learn anything. I also actually feel proud of myself when I get a good grade in this class because I know it wasnít just handed to me. I feel like I mainly benefitted from this class and I cant think of anything I didnít benefit from.

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