IMPORTANCE OF REFLECTIVE WRITING PRACTICE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM AT HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL IN BANGLADESH
This paper attempted to explore the importance of reflective writing practice in English language classroom as a means of developing English language. This study was based on higher secondary classroom in Bangladesh. The study was conducted during November and December 2019. The study selected 5 higher secondary college teachers and 30 higher secondary college students from D. K. Ideal Sayad Atahar Ali Academy and University College, Dashar, Madaripur and Sheikh Hasina Women’s University College, Dashar, Madaripur. Adopting a test method approach, this study used an observation and experiments (N=30) and interviews (N=10). It presented the concept and importance of reflective writing practice in English language classroom for developing English language at the higher secondary level in Bangladesh. And it discussed the opportunities and challenges of reflective writing practice in English language classroom. The findings of this study advocated that reflective writing practice in English language classroom was useful to improve English language skill. And it was found to be an effective means for the development of English language at the higher secondary level in Bangladesh. But, some challenges were faced while reflective writing practice was performed in English language classroom.