Jawanna was a bully for example she bullied a young girl named Maria. Jawanna was the biggest and meanest girl in the grade Maria was just a sweet normal and innocent girl. Meanwhile Jawanna took stuff from Maria broke her pencil ate her brownie and made her do her homework anytime she wanted. She always bullied Maria, then one day outside Jawanna walks up to Maria and try’s to scare her into doing her homework, but Maria stands up for herself by telling her no. Jawanna wasn’t used to people standing up to her so she pushes Maria into the wood chips Ms. McMillan sends her to the office Jawanna walks off with her head hung low.
In her teenage years at George Washington High School, Sonia describes herself as a shy, unobtrusive girl who always keep her head down. With many climactic experiences, the short story “Norma” by Sonia Sanchez describes the author’s own teenage life as a student who works and studies hard. The story starts off with Sonia, straining in factoring an equation in math class. She was gaining the courage to ask Mr. Castor, who gave no helpful response. The noisy students in the back of the class, which Sonia calls the “people”, are described as doing things when they wanted to.
There is a girl named Jawanna and she is a bully and one day she at lunch and she decided she was going to mess with a girl named Maria. So, she walked up to Maria and said “’Maria that brownie sure looks good can I have it?” Maria replied “Sure Jawanna you can have I wasn’t gonna eat it any way.” So Jawanna took the brownie back where she was sitting and ate it along with three others. The next they were in class Maria had a pretty pink led-pencil and Jawanna wanted it so she went over to Maria’s desk from the pencil sharpener and said that “Hey Maria that’s a nice pencil can I borrow it.” Maria replied it’s my last one.” “ You’ve had it long enough and it’s not fair.” Said Jawanna. So they traded pencils and and at the end of class Jawanna
Yet, she dislikes the meanings of her name, so she tries to find who she really is. According to the text, “At school they say my name funny as if the syllables were made of tin and hurt the roof of your mouth” (¶5). This illustrates how her name was addressed in a way that she hated and affected her opinion towards her name. This is significant because it connects to my personal experience of being bullied at school for my name that is viewed as strange by the bully. The author shares, “I would like to baptize myself under a new name, a name more like the real me, the one nobody sees” (¶5).
The first event that impacted Scout is her first day of school. At her first day of school, she is introduced to a new teacher, Miss Caroline Fisher. Scout gets in trouble with Miss Caroline in the afternoon. Walter Cunningham, a boy in Scout’s class did not bring a lunch and Miss Caroline offers money to buy some. However, Walter is too poor to pay back Miss Caroline, while Miss Caroline does not understand, Scout explains the Cunningham’s situation but is disciplined anyway.
She shows her cruelty on her first day of school. Scout had gotten into trouble at school with her teacher Miss Fisher for explaining why Walter Cunningham could not accept the quarters she was trying to give to him. Therefore Scout decided to take her anger
It is significant for Scout, as a young child, to know the importance of seeing things from many different viewpoints and not just one. Scout believes Miss Caroline, her school teacher, is not kind because of things that had happened on her first day of school. She was told that Atticus needed to stop teaching her to read, and was punished for being disruptive during class. Atticus explains the situation to Scout by saying,“‘You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (Lee 33). Miss Caroline is new to the town and is looked down upon by other teachers.
Their once was a girl named Maria who was an shy, quiet girl, because she was always bullied By someone named Juan 's. She was the biggest, meanest girl in the school who would always get her way, but for some odd reason she would go after Maria. One day while in math class Maria was using a new led pencil she had just bought when Juan 's noticed the pencil she had she became jealous so she went towards her desk to get the pencil but Maria refused to give it to her then Juan had tricked her to give her the pencil she did and by the end of the class she had gave it back to her it was broke into pieces. And so Maria was pretty upset by that then her teacher Ms. McMillan called her to be strong and to stand up for what she thought was
The school has a specific structure and isn’t open to new ideas. With this school structure and way of teaching, it drains the students of their creativity because of their teachers. Mrs. Caroline is Scout’s first grade teacher who attempts to implement new teaching methods ( ). Mrs. Caroline would constantly get cross with Scout because she found out that Scout was literate and that she could write as well ( ). Mrs. Caroline doesn't appreciate when the students think on their own and find different methods of doing things ( ).
Next, Charles’ mischievous behavior brings attention to himself during class. As a consequence, his kindergarten teacher needs to punish him. For example, “She [the teacher] tried to make him color with red crayons… Charles wanted to color with green crayons so he hit the teacher and she spanked him said said nobody play with Charles but everybody did” (Jackson 1). When he gets in trouble, Charles receives the attention he seeks for. Furthermore, the teacher had to lecture the students not to play with Charles which also brings attention from his