“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” This quote is by Jesse Owens. It very precisely associates with the book “The Flip Side” by Shawn Johnson, because of the way a young girl who desires to be an Olympic gymnast dedicates herself and makes unbending sacrifices to succeed. If you ever imagined working hard for something, Charlotte(Charlie) Ryland multiplied your efforts by a million. She had a mental picture of what she wanted to accomplish and because of the determination she had, she followed it through during the book, and did everything she could even when she had to conquer some weighty hurdles.
Although Raymond was not actually in the race, this was really his run. When Squeaky realizes winning isn't everything, she sees Gretchen as a person who also works hard to achieve her aspirations. She looks at her rival, thinking that perhaps she would be the type of person that would help coach Raymond. At the beginning of the story, Squeaky was totally focused on herself. She wanted to be the fastest runner and beat her rival Gretchen in the May day race.
Everyone wants to be a leader in something, weather it’s in sports or even group projects, but being a leader can be very difficult and it takes a lot of skill. In the story “The Marble Champ” by Gary Soto is about a girl named Lupe who wants to win a marble championship at her school even though she is more smart than athletic. Lupe is a leader because she is very smart, a hard worker, and determined. One reason that Lupe is a leader is because she is very smart. It states in the story Lupe, “never missed one day of elementary school.
Another reason is that, in the story it said “She also had to admit that her thumb was weaker than a neck of a newborn chick.” This shows, she was working hard because her thumb was weak in the beginning, yet she ended up winning the competition and you can’t really win with a weak thumb so she obviously worked hard. All of this tells me, that the theme of marble champ is, hard work pays off in the
In the story Squeaky is having to prepare for the May Day race. Squeaky always spends time training with her brother right by her side. Throughout the story Squeaky deals with a girl named Gretchen. Gretchen is a runner too but her and squeaky do not have the best relationship. Gretchen makes it clear to Squeaky that she thinks she is going to win the race.
Secondly, Lupe ran home threw her backpack down with her homework and dashed straight up to her room to practice setting aside school which she loves, to practice that's surprising. Also, Lupe worked so hard her thumb became swollen with muscle showing she tried hard on every practice shot and exercise. Second reason Lupe is a role model is she is a good sport. For instance, Lupe is a good sport because the story said “ She beat her first opponent easily, and felt sorry for the girl because she didn’t have anyone to cheer for her” and
Not only is Heather a breath-taking athlete, but she has become an inspirational motivational speaker and has written her own inspirational book. You will be able to discover about Heather in and apart from the sports world. In consequence of Heather’s astounding abilities as an athlete and person, Heather has earned several achievements. During Heather’s experience in the Olympics and
To begin with she is a good sport is that she doesn't give up and even when she is bad at stuff like running. In the story it states “No matter how much she tried, she couldn't run as fast as the other girls” Lupe tries her best and doesn't do good. I bet some of the other kids make fun of her because she isn't as good as them or that she scored a ball in the other team’s goal. Lupe doesn't let that stuff get to her, she works harder. In addition to that she practices for hours, doing push-ups, squeezing erasers and shooting marbles.
My friend's family from elementary school have me an opportunity to live with them. My grades averaged out to a C which allowed me to see my junior year in high school. My hopes of becoming a senior and finishing high school were fading fast, I knew I would not make it. But, I managed to see my first and only group home. I needed to free myself of any street activities in order to prosper.
Without determination, Annie would not have been able to achieve this miracle. Accomplishing teaching with success is troublesome without the determination to do so. In Act I of the play, Kate Keller, Helen’s mother, showed determination towards helping Helen. Helen struggled a great deal since the beginning of her life, and all Kate wanted was to help her daughter lead an average life like any other child; to do this, Kate needed determination. Kate’s motherly and concerned attributes gave her the ability and strength to support her daughter.
Because of Missy 's mindset her coach had stuck with her. Her good attitude throughout the sport encourages and helps her and her teammates to try to become the best athletes possible. "And the swimming star has also had an effect closer to home, as her team-mates reveal how the 17 year-old 's high spirits spur them on to try and match her standards." () A constructive outlook has helped Missy come to the point she is currently at. It has also continued to push her and her teammates to score better and always compete.
She had many diseases, but the one that left her disabled was polio. Eventually, she got over polio, and became the fastest woman in the world. Wilma Rudolph was an Afrian Amerian woman that persisted to overcome polio. She created courage and inspiration, and illuminated the world by becoming the fastest woman in the world. Wilma Rudolph inspired the world by creating courage.
In May two-thousand fifteen i completed my seventh grade year at my new school Watkins Memorial Middle school, it was my first time ever moving schools . Before i came to Watkins Memorial Middle school i went to Hamilton Township . I went there my whole life until i moved , i went to Hamilton Elementary for four years from kindergarten through third grade , then i went to Hamilton Intermediate School for three years from fourth grade through sixth grade . After sixth grade over summer break my mom enrolled me into the Southwest Licking School District at Watkins Memorial Middle School . I was nervous to move schools for the first time because i was worried about not being able to make any friends and also not liking the school .