I have to write a reflective entry on each section of the book. How would you describe a reflective entry?

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The concept of reflective writing is embedded within the various definitions of the term "reflection", one of which includes the words, "thoughtful", "meditative" and "deliberate". When I assign a reflective essay or entry, I teach my students to spend more time thinking about the work they are considering than actually writing about it. Good reflective writing should demonstrate considerable thinking. I also want my students to do more than simply react or respond to the writing; I want them to make clear...

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In simpler words, a reflection is where you look back on your main idea.  You go into more detail explaining things.  I've had to write a lot of reflective essays.  They are real simple.  All you have to do is have a good point and explain it.  I hope this helps!!

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