Directions for Preparing your Portfolio
Arrange all of your essays from most to least effective; include all
evidence of the writing process.
Reflect on your two best works by answering the following questions.
Place this evaluation of your process and product in front of each final
What makes this my best (and then second best) work?
How did I begin writing it?
What was my strategy before I began writing?
What goals did I set for myself?
Did I complete my goals as well as I wanted to?
What problems did I encounter?
Did I effectively solve these problems?
How did I use those problems?
Answer these two questions on a single sheet of paper at the front of
What makes your most effective work different from your least
What are your goals for future writing?