Personal Narrative: My Failure Of A Spanish Quiz School

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In sixth grade I failed a Virginia history quiz. I sat quietly as my teacher indirectly talked about my grade. She ranted and raved about how as sixth graders we should know simple facts about the Powhatan Indians and the Jamestown Colony. However, I had no idea what she was talking about. I had learned about the Kumeyaay and Sutter’s Mill in California. Scared to bring home failing grade, but even more scared to be viewed as the new girl who couldn’t hold her own, I remained silent. My freshman year I failed a Spanish quiz. I wanted to get up and tell my teacher that I had never heard of the subjunctive tense before and despite my quiz grade, I deserved to be in the class he so adamantly suggested that I switch out of. But I didn’t. I was
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