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Get your assignment in front of you, then follow the instructions below. Type your response to each step in the box below it. When you have filled in all the boxes, click on the button at the bottom of the page and you will be well on your way with this project.

Step 1: Look at your assignment. Identify the subject you are being asked to reflect upon. Are you writing about a time? A person? An experience?

State the subject of your assignment in the box below:

Step 2: Very quickly, write down as much as you can think of about your subject. Try to get as much down as possible. Do not worry about spelling, grammar, or organization, just keep writing:

Step 3: Now think about some of the ideas you wrote about in Step 2. Try to distill the ideas into one or two sentences. What would you say is the main idea or thesis of your reflection? Write your thesis in the box below:

Are you curious about how other instructors ask students to reflect? CUNY Assignments gives some examples.

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