Today you will be practicing for the Departmental Writing Test. Follow the directions below. Type your essay directly into the computer in the form below and then hit the button that says "SUBMIT." This will send a copy of your essay to me.
Directions: write a well-organized essay on the following topic:
Explain how your writing has changed as a result of the work you have done this semester. Compare your writing skills now with your writing skills as they were in September. What specifically do you think had the most effect on your writing this semester? Please give detailed examples of the specific activities and/or assignments that helped you the most. In what way(s) is your writing stronger now than it was at the beginning of the semester? What area(s) do you believe still need improvement? How do you plan to work on improving those areas?