Completed once you are approximately 75% finished reading your novel

This assignment should be completed once you are approximately 75% finished reading your novel.  For this assignment you will be writing a reflective journal.

Completed once you are approximately 75% finished reading your novel

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Task: 
This assignment should be completed once you are approximately 75% finished reading your novel.  For this assignment you will be writing a reflective journal.  Use the prompts below to reflect on what you’ve read so far, to make a prediction about the story’s ending, and to think critically about the author’s writing style.

Paragraph 1 – Personal reflection:  What do you like or dislike about the story, genre, or characters so far?  Has anything interesting happened so far? Also, Support your response with quotes from the novel.

Paragraph 2 – Analyze the author’s style:  Does the author use any techniques, vocabulary, or literary devices to enhance their writing?  Use the provided handout on style.  Additionally, address tone, point of view, conflict.  Lastly, what do you like or dislike about the author’s style. Also, be specific, providing examples to support your ideas.

Paragraph 3 – Make a prediction: How do you think the story will end?  What leads you to this conclusion? Is it the characters’ attitudes, the setting, or perhaps the author’s unique style that has convinced you of this ending?  Does it seem plausible or realistic?

More details;

What is a reflection journal?

A reflective journal is a place to write down your daily reflection entries. It can be something good or bad that happened to you that you can self-reflect and learn from the past experience. A reflective journal can help you to identify important learning events that had happened in your life.

What does a reflective journal look like?

What does a reflective journal look like? There is no right or wrong way of presenting your journal, as this should take account of personal experience, preferred learning style and your independent research focus. Your journal will be enhance d by evidence of: Progression through a learning journey.

 

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