Text to World connections helps me become a better reader because I can imagine how the teens would feel in certain situations. An example would be when Stella the main character was told that she and her family were going to have to move from Arizona to Rhode Island I knew how it felt because I had to move from city to city a lot. I moved from Thompson, MB to Markham, ON and I was really scared because I wasn’t sure if I would make new friends. Stella was also afraid about if she would make friends or not. She was really angry at her parents which shows that moving can be hard.
They had to grow up without her, not knowing whether she was dead or alive. The maternal space had been suddenly snatched away from them and unrightfully so. They could not bear their loss. Zaina’s homecoming was a huge event for the family. They did not know what to expect.
“For how long did she say I will get to stay there and when do I leave” I asked “She said she will need help for the whole summer so you will leave right away when school ends” answered mom That summer changed me into a better person. Before I got the exciting news about me babysitting I was always shy and did not talk much. But since I did not know anyone except my great aunt Maria, I was so scared and I honestly did not know what or who to expect. All I knew was that the couple had three kids; a one year old, a two year old, and a twelve year old.
The major conflict that impacts Jeanne is always being on the move and being different from other people. Jeanne’s parents were also working every day, which meant she had those days sometimes to herself. Over a period of time, she was gaining independence and self-confidence and strength, but her problem during this was isolation. “Though I was only seven, my images of certain from this period are very precise, because I had begun to see adults for the very first time.” (40) Jeanne was not able to live a life with the other people, and seems like she didn’t explore much.
Wes’s journey in life was affected by his mother’s decisions. According to Wes Moore in the book, “The Other Wes Moore” (2010) “Our neighborhood was getting more and more dangerous; there had been a rash of break-ins in the houses around us” (36). Basically, Wes states that his neighborhood was not safe to live and grow up in. He was born in a poverty-stricken community under hard life conditions with uncontrolled life safety. Thereafter, Wes's mother decided to move to Bronx, New York after his father's distressing death looking for better environmental influences.
When My mom decided to move to USA from Pakistan because my dad business was here. I was really sad I didn't want to leave my country because all my friends was there and I was also scared that I would not be able to adjust and adapt to American culture. When I first came here everything felt so different the food, the language, the way people dressed, etc. So when I started going to school here and it was my first day I felt like I did not belong here because I could not speak the language and I thought I would never be able to learn English.
Sudden and tragic death is a reality for many individuals, so I hope to remove my current mindset as I continue to consider my own death. On the other hand, my mom teared up as we spoke about this topic. This experience made me realize how much of a profound impact my death would leave on the lives of my loved ones. This is strangely
Last year I moved from Guttenberg to Manchester, which moved me from Clayton Ridge to West Delaware High School. The whole move was a speedy process. Before we moved I only knew 3 people that attended West Delaware and out of those people, none of them are my age. I was upset with my parents for putting me in the position of leaving all my friends that I had finally gotten used to, to move somewhere where I didn’t know anybody. A rush of emotions were coming onto me; fear of losing friends, anger and resentment towards my family for not telling me until they had already bought the house, but also excitement because I would be starting all over again and meeting new people.
While Jeannette was a junior in high school she became aware of the fact she had to get out of Welch and away from her parents. “ All through the long walk, the pain had kept me thinking, and by the time i reached the tree trunk, i had made two decisions. The first was that id had my first and last whipping. No one was ever going to do that to me again. The second was that, like Lori, I was going to get out of welch.
With their help I left John Edgar Howard elementary school with a strong head on my shoulders, and the devotion to strive for more. I had to move to a different elementary school because John Edgar Howard Elementary ended up being closed, because of the rough neighborhood. I then, attended Bradbury Heights; a school that I didn’t know existed. I was never exposed to many different neighborhoods, or opportunities. I managed to graduate and proceed to middle school where I continued my athletic career of basketball, and outstanding academic profile.
Helping out my mother with the bills, working full time and commuting to college, seemed like the destined plan for me after high school. Nonetheless, it came as a shock to everyone when I confessed, I had accepted my admission to Texas A&M. My family took it the worst at first, as it seemed if I wanted to run away from the responsibilities that had suffocated me up to the minute I pressed
SFC Joe Smith came into the classroom where I was conducting the computer updates cussing and screaming. I tried to explain to him that if I conducted the updates as he requested I would be late picking up my daughter from the daycare. He did not