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  1. Aug 2021
    1. . Though many composition studies schol-ars would contend that differentiating what happens in FYC from what occurs in a literature course was a necessary step in the devel-opment of our discipline, it appears that in the process of defining ourselves, we lost sight of how very important reading instruction is to the teaching of writing.

      After reading this part of the paper I understand that learning how to write is not all about writing. There are elements of reading that need to be learned and most people forget that and don't get those elements because of the focus of grades from the students, teachers and the people who create the curriculum.

    2. Students may not have had sufficient engagement of this sort with text because the acontextual, ahistorical test-gen-erated passages did not invite rhetorical reading.

      From reading this part of the text I understand that sometimes it's not even the teachers or the students fault when they don't learn stuff, it could be because of the people who made the curriculum which failed to implement things that help students learn.

    3. Standardized tests often rely on multiple-choice responses that neither allow for complexity of thought nor invite students to draw connections between the text under consideration and their own experiences.

      While reading this part of the text I understood that like said in class grades tend to cause issues. It's not that they're not important but people focus so much on them they tend not to learn or some teachers tend to not teach and most times the teachers or students don't realize until it's too late.