Topics: Writing, Essay, Skill Pages: 2 (779 words) Published: April 11, 2013
Chau Vo
Final Self Evaluation
This quarter helped me a lot in my writing skills. I am glad and feel right when I decided to choose this class to learn. I have learned a lot about the four types of essay: descriptive, narrative, expository, and argumentative. In each type, I think that I learn more it. First, in descriptive and narrative essay, I learned about them when I was 7 years old. However, the thing is I never knew about the five senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. After learning about them, I think that they made my writing skills better, because they bring a lot more feelings to these essays than my older essays before. When I was a kid, I did not bring any touch, hearing, smell into my essay, that was why my older essays did not get high scores. I am glad that I learned about this. I hope that I can use this knowledge to apply to my research papers later. What I mean is I think I can bring more feelings that are excited to my research paper, so that my professor can give me more points. In addition, my strength as a writer in these types of essays is I have a clear memory about things that I want to describe or telling about, and know how to use the five senses to develop my essays. However, after finish the deceptive and narrative essay, I need to distinguish narrative and descriptive essay, because I made mistake in the descriptive essay. Therefore, I need to know more information about these two types of essay. The expository essay is new to me, because I never learn about that type of essay. By learning about the types of development, I improve my writing skills because I have a way to develop my paragraph. I found that the example method is the best way, and the most common way for me to do my expository essays and research papers. Because it is easy to use, and it is easy to find examples to support my ideas. Therefore, I guess my strength as a writer in expository essay I knowing how to use example development method. In addition, I...
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