We’ve covered a few very important characteristics of good writing this week: How to write effective sentences and paragraphs, avoiding common errors, documenting your sources, and thinking critically as you write. Now, here’s a scenario that will allow you to practice what you’ve learned.
For any writer, telling one’s life story in three paragraphs can be a challenge, but an exciting one.
Initial Post Requirements
For this reflection, write an initial post composed of three sections:
- Your life story in roughly three full paragraphs.
- A reflection: What was challenging about writing your life story in three paragraphs? (one paragraph minimum)
- A Personal Writing Plan: With this assignment in mind, list some areas of written communication on which you’d like to focus in order to become a better writer.
Some areas for writing improvement include (but are not limited to):
- grammar and punctuation
- sentence structure
- paragraph structure
- organizing thoughts
- using the best wording
- writing with clarity