JenniferJohnson296-CM105-02-Unit 2 - You Can�t Learn to Write Without Reading

JenniferJohnson296-C - write It was not until I entered college that I discovered how important and connected reading and writing are to each other

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You Can’t Learn to Write Without Reading 1 You Can’t Learn to Write Without Reading Jennifer Johnson Kaplan University CM105-02: College Composition I for Business Majors Rathi Krishnan May 24, 2010
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You Can’t Learn to Write Without Reading 2 Morris Freedman believes that the ability and joy of reading is linked to the writing process. In his article, You Can't Learn to Write without Reading, he discusses why he feels that the study of literature will increase a student's writing ability. I have to agree with Mr. Freedman, that without reading you cannot be a good writer. Throughout my journey as a student I have discovered the more I read the bigger my vocabulary becomes. Due to the increase in my vocabulary I am able to communicate my thought clearer. By reading you are opening yourself to many styles and methods of writing, which will in turn, teach you about your own style. As you read and comprehend the material the easier it because to
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Unformatted text preview: write. It was not until I entered college that I discovered how important and connected reading and writing are to each other. More teachers need to show that reading literature of all kinds can be more than just a chore; it can be a vital method for learning. The more you read and comprehend the material the more you will be able to turn around and write with that same skill. I encourage everyone to read whenever they can as well as being open to all kinds of literature. Teachers should encourage students to read everything they can websites, newspaper articles, roadside signs, movie credits, magazine, journal articles and books. As you take the time to do this it is amazing the knowledge and skills that can be used in your own writing. You Can’t Learn to Write Without Reading 3 References: Freedman, M. (2006) You Can't Learn to Write Without Reading. Education Week, Vol.26 Issue 12, p32-32, 1/2p; ( AN 23320000 )...
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