• Writing Class Survival
    Many people consider writing fairly easy, mainly because they have never done any serious writing themselves. Others compare it to arithmetic and science, but anyone who has been to writing class like I was for a year and a half knows that it is not exactly a walk in the park. Unlike arithmetic and
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  • Personal Writing: What I Learned This Semester in English Class
    Personal Writing: What I Learned This Semester In English Class I feel this semester, only the first of many I will endure, was a successful one. The objective of the course was to make us better writers, and I certainly have improved. I learned what makes a paper good or bad, what makes it easie
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  • Learned Skills in Written Communication Class
    1) One of my favorite parts of this class was the confusing words. I loved to be able to look them up and discover which words meant what. This skill will help me along the way of my career because I learned that when I am unsure about something I can look it up and not feel bad that I do not know t
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  • Writing Exercise (English Class)
    1. Reflect on what you learned in the readings. Which of the recommendations and techniques have you already been following? Which ones will you follow in the future? I took a “Writing Workshop” last fall at NCC and I learned some of these techniques in class. Taking the time to sit down...
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  • In 5 Weeks I Learned About Organic Food And Writing Essays
    In 5 Weeks I Learned About Organic Food And Writing Essays Every year I go to Alabama to visit my grandmother (she passed away this January, so I won’t be going there anymore) and stay at my grandma’s friend’s farm at their trailer. This farm has cows, chickens, and other farm animals. Also...
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  • Creative Writing: the First Day
    Creative Writing: The First Day By : Sarah Johns It was a bright sunny day, the sky was a soft shade of blue and there was a slight breeze in the air. I stepped out of my moms red shiny CRX as she said ‘Good Luck' to me. I forced up a weak smile as I shoved the door, and it made a woosh noise a
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  • Personal Writing: Changing Grades and the Consequences
    Personal Writing: Changing Grades and The Consequences I was about to leave my algebra class one day when the teacher asked me a question. "Could you do help me out with my rollbook program?" he asked. "Sure, how can I help?" I replied. "I'm not sure about how to save back-up copies of my work.
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  • Creative Writing: a Night Fishing
    Creative Writing: A Night Fishing It must have been 4 feet long and must have weighed at least 30 lbs. It was one of the slimiest ones we ever caught. The tentacles were almost a foot long and the scales where the size of quarters.@ AYeah right, we believe you, (Paste your name here).@ While m
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  • Personal Writing About My Mother and Her Stay in the Hospital
    Personal Writing About My Mother and Her Stay In the Hospital by Master of Zoul During second period math class, the PA comes on. I hear "David Higgins to the office for an early dismissal, Please". Being as I was only in the second grade, I rushed to the office, only to see my God Mother
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  • Personal Writing: a Schoolyard Lesson
    Personal Writing: A Schoolyard Lesson "Get up, get up you have school today," my mother blurted out, as I fell out of bed. I stood up and waddled to the bathroom. Looking into the mirror I smiled to myself; I knew today was going to be just fine. My family and I had just moved from Guatemala,
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  • Creative Writing: the Case of the Broken Hutch
    Creative Writing: The Case of the Broken Hutch I would like to write a story about a conflict I had with a past boss. It had to deal with the fact that he did not want to hear my side of the story, and listen totally to the customer. This has affected my life and the way I work with my co
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  • Analyzing Curse of the Starving Class
    In class we learned about a man named Goethe. He developed a way to critique any category of art, whether it be a poem, oil painting, or a play. According to the World Book Encyclopedia, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) was a German poet, novelist, and playwright. He ranks among the most im
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  • A Journey Through Writing
    Writing is and essential part of communication in our society. Soon after children are taught the letters that make up our English language, they are taught the basics of formatting them into effective writing. On the job, usually no matter what it is we usually can't escape the written application,
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  • A Class Divided
    A CLASS DIVIDED Thirty years ago Jane Elliott taught the third grade in the white, Christian community of Riceville, Iowa. The day Martin Luther King Jr. was killed she planned an exercise that wouldn't just show her students what racism is - rather, it would give them first-hand experience o
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  • Mayan Writing
    Mayan writing is one of the most beautiful but highly complex and difficult scripts in the world. It is a system that uses pictographs and phonetic or syllabic elements. The Maya used this sophisticated style to carve symbols into stone. The most common place for writing was the perishable books
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  • Writing
    A Research On Teaching Extensive Writing ¡§The best way to test people¡¦s writing ability is to get them to write.¡¨ - Hughes, 1989:75 in Charles & Bachman (eds), :1) I. INTRODUCTION This study was set out to measure the writing ability of students in terms of number of words that we
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  • Why Centralized Health Care Failed (Aka; How I Learned to Hate the System)
    Why Centralized Health Care Failed (AKA; How I learned to Hate the System) An old woman wakes up to the sound of coughing next to her. Her husband has been sick for weeks now, and his raspy wet choking seems to be only getting worse. She tries to go back to sleep, but she can't; her thoughts are
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  • Creative Writing
    English Creative writing For the first time in my life, I didn't feel comfortable coming to school. Normally school is a breeze, I come in to learn, and I enjoy and get along with all of my teachers and classmates. My college experience so far hasn't been what I expected. Within four months o
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  • Experience in English Class
    My Experience in English Class I feel this semester, only the first of many I will endure, was a successful one. The objective of the course was to make us better writers, and I certainly have improved. I learned what makes a paper good or bad, what makes it easier to write a good paper, and h
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  • Importance of Technical Writing
    Technical writing can be a very useful form of writing and communication for projects, lab reports, instructions, diagrams, and many other forms of professional writing. It can be helpful to take a course in technical writing because through spending extensive time studying how to perfect the style
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