The main ideas we learned this week were ideas that went with our "This I Belive" essays. Ideas on how to make the reader feel like they're involved in your story and understand every detail of it. They go together because they're supposed to take us in emotionally and let us be able to understand the stories that are told. The important details of the main ideas were to be able to explain exactly what is happening so that the listener of your story can be able to relate. The activities and experimebts we did were write our essays and also listen and watch other people's so that we can have an idea and an understanding on what exactly we're supposed to do. We came to know and understand the ideas by listening and watching. The questions I still have are just to know ways to better understand how to get people in the same boat as me and to relate to what I am saying. I believe my participation was good because I stayed busy every day this week doing my essay. I think I understand a majority of what I learned this week. I think what I would still need to work on, though, are just ways to better understand how to put better detail in what I am saying so that the people who are reading are listening to what I am saying can relate because it's perfectly detailed.