Reflective Essay for the EWRT100B / LART100 PortfolioIn
order to submit your portfolio you must first meet all the other the
requirements established by your LART100 or EWRT100B instructor for
successful completion of the class. You’ll want to make sure you have
satisfied those requirements before writing this essay.
Content: Write a brief essay, of at least two pages, to reflect on
your progress in EWRT100B / LART100, and to argue why you are ready to
go on to EWRT1A. This essay will go in the front of your portfolio,
serving as an introduction to your work for the teachers evaluating the
to writing, look over all the work you've done for the class. Then,
reflecting on your 100B or LART100 work, consider why you chose the
essays you are including in your portfolio and how they demonstrate
your readiness for EWRT1A. Plan to refer to specific examples from your
portfolio essays to show how your writing has improved. Discuss
what you have learned in LART100 or EWRT100B. This might include
practice in organization, analysis, development, vivid examples,
construction of better sentences, proofreading, writing process, and so
Include how your writing has changed or improved
as a result of what you have learned in this class. Remember to provide
specific evidence for your claims.
Evaluate what still
needs improvement. Make sure to write about what you'd still like to
work on with your writing. Remember that all of us, teachers included,
are still trying to be better writers, so what are you going to focus
on next in 1A and beyond?
Audience: De Anza English teachers
What we're looking for in the reflective essay:
Well-developed, focused paragraphs
Specific examples, details
Correct grammar and punctuation
Form: typed, double-spaced
Due: This essay is due as part of your portfolio on ________________.
PLEASE NOTE: I will not accept late portfolios. If you do not submit
a completed portfolio on the due date you will receive a NO PASS for 100B.
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