- Slides: 5
* Reflective Reflective
* *An essay which is clearly about one experience/set of experiences or aspect of living e. g having red hair/suffering from anorexia/being a teenager or young adult in the modern world/being lefthanded. Also an essay which understands its audience and does not presume previous knowledge or experience without good reason.
* *An essay which uses original or well- developed ideas, appropriate/insightful vocabulary and adjectives in its description and the senses (seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching) in order to help the reader to inhabit a setting or incident. Also one which uses asides to further describe/elaborate on ideas or to introduce a humorous/conversational tone.
* * Writing which understands the benchmarks of successful reflective writing – sharing of thoughts and feelings/description of important events, states of mind or being/both personal (selfawareness) and more general (audience experience) reflection (insight) on an experience or identity or aspect of living/an appropriate tone (humorous, serious/disparaging/inquisitive or an appropriate mixture of tones for effect. Writing which also uses asides and questions/rhetorical questions as well as techniques like italics or exclamations if appropriate.
* * *An essay which is clearly about one experience/set of experiences or aspect of living. Introduced in a way that is poignant or entertaining and then referenced and developed throughout the rest of the essay. Paragraphs are linked together well and the conclusion is both a thematic summation of the essay and a poignant/meaningful conclusion.