Writing Assignment #4: Reflective Essay
Now that you are nearing the completion of WRTG 101, you have reached a time when it can be
useful to you to reflect and evaluate your learning experience. In a fast-paced course such as this
one, you have worked hard and quickly to complete your assignments according to the
instructions given to you. Now is the opportunity for you to consider the experiences you had
had in writing throughout this course and how those experiences might be useful to you in future
This assignment asks you to reflect and consider the work you have done, how successfully
you feel you have completed it, and how the skills and strategies you have learned in
completing this work may help you in your future studies.
Since this assignment is reflective and self-evaluating, using “I, me, my” should be acceptable
as you write this essay.
This assignment calls for you to write an essay of 800-1000 words, double spaced. The essay
should have the following academic essay elements:
• a clear introduction, body, and conclusion
• a clearly identifiable thesis statement in the introduction
• evidence based upon your recollections and any material from the course (whether from
the texts, the online resources, the course modules, the feedback to drafts, or the
conference topics) that you might find relevant to mention in your discussion
Length and Format:
The essay should be 800-1000 words
In addition, the paper should be formatted according to APA style in accordance with the
video tutorial you observed in class, How to format your paper according to APA style.
• Use one-inch margins.
• Double space.
• Use size 12 Times New Roman font.
• Include a running head.
• Include page numbers.
• Include a title page.
• An abstract is not required.