LA 122 Reflective essay outline.docx - Reflective essay...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Reflective essay outline Reflection o A reflective essay should formally present personal or professional reflection on a topic. It may be preceded by brainstorming, list-making or deep thought. Professionals might refer to past reviews or other documentation of their recent performance. Reflective writing on more personal topics might require you to look over photographs or journal entries. Organization The reflective essay should follow the format of introduction, body and conclusion. In contrast to most formal academic essays, instructors encourage describing the past experience or development in question in chronological order. This means the best starting point is a description of the period before the event or period being described. Descriptions of your expectations or perspectives are particularly effective. Transformation The body of a reflective essay should describe the transformative experience that is the topic of the essay. It might describe in detail a new setting or frame of mind that appeared during this process. To

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture