That day I learned a couple very important lessons. I learned not to beat myself up after making a mistake that hundreds of people have made. I also learned not to become overly confident in something, knowing that you’ll be scared when the time comes to act that situation out, if something is to go wrong, it’ll be
I wanted to see the birds that had gotten trapped. Some crew members were feeding them bread and I had some to give to them too, but then there was a wave, and I fell and my hand went through the fence. I can’t even tell you what exactly cut me, but it was a sharp part of the chain link fence.” This shows that Thompson painted a picture of what happen on the boat and how she got the cut on her wrist. I was in awe when how descriptive this was and how it took me back to “what happend and how she got the scrape.”
Are you afraid of sharks? Because I am terrified of them. Weirdly enough this short story has nothing to do with sharks. This short story is called The Truth about Sharks written by Joan Bauer. It was an early morning when Beth got woken up by her alarm. It was her Uncle Al’s birthday party and beth needed to get pants. When Beth got to the mall she walked by Madge P. Groton the stocky, ugly security guard. Beth started to try on pants when she went to get another size and that when the trouble started. When she went to look for pants the security guard thought she was stealing and called the cops. When the cops arrested her she said she had evidence to show the cop that she didn´t steal. When she showed the cop the helper in the store and
But, I realized the big change in my life. This taught me that sometimes life is hard but everything happens for a
The book “I Survived the Shark Attack” is a thrilling fictional tale about a boy who got attacked by a shark and survived. This tale is based on shark attacks in the summer of 1916. The story takes place in New Jersey in a small city called Elm Hills near the atlantic ocean.
I knew the solution to my problem the whole time but it was up to me to take action. I had to step outside my comfort zone and do something I had never done before. If you want something bad enough, you will make the time for it. I learned not to put something off for tomorrow if you can do it today. One of my favorite quotes is “By changing nothing, nothing changes.”
He sprained his ankle very bad and had to stay in bed for a long time. His foot took a very long time to heal and he felt like he would never get better again. He began to read whatever he could get ahold of. “The magic of the printed page had caught him and was never to let him go.” He also took comfort in his imagination and told his sister many stories.
Have you ever come face to face with a huge great white shark? I bet you haven’t! In the short story, The Truth about Sharks by Joan Bauer. Beth is falsely accused for stealing a pair of jeans when she was really just trying to find an outfit for her Uncle Al’s birthday party.She starts as a nervous girl trying to prove herself innocent. However, in the end, Beth stands up for her rights and demands an apology from the security guard and the owner of the store. In addition, an examination of Beth, In “The Truth About Sharks” by Joan Bauer, reveals to stand up for what is right.
Most importantly, I have learned the strength it takes to be successful. I have seen first hand from my parents, if you really want something bad enough you will do whatever it takes to see it through. Whether that be through my education, musical career, or my personal life, I choose to make the best out of whatever hand that I am dealt and continue to strive to be the best person that I can
Prompt: The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? “It 's not about how bad you want it. It 's about how hard you 're willing to work for it.”
How life goes on we experience a lot of things that can either teach us an important lesson or nothing at all. I have learned more than one lesson in my life, but there’s one that I will always keep in mind to help others like it helped me. Thanks to John Tyler High School Drill Team I have self-confidence and courage to do risky things that I never thought I would be doing. Now I believe in myself and I don’t let fear dull my success, I fight for what I want until I get it even if it take a long time, I don’t give up that easy anymore.
The lesson that I learned was that giving up always seems easy, but the aftermath is chaos. When I say chaos I mean that, yeah giving up is simple, but if my dad would have given up we never would have found the antelope, and I would have learned a bad moral to the whole trip. I would have learned that you can give up, but no. Rather, I learned that you have to persevere, even when it seems all the odds are stacked against you. Do your best, even when you don’t succeed at first because the final outcome can be
I can officially say I have put the pieces back together. I have learned that anything is possible, if you express hard work, dedication, and commitment. The lesson I have taken from failure will be the fundamental reason why I will succeed in college. The fundamental reason why I succeed in
In our life, there are periods of challenges that we must face, but the real challenge is how we grow and learn from overcoming them. Being naive children, we believed that life was simplistic and effortless. Well, we were wrong, we can only yearn for life to be easy. Growing up, we continue to face countless hurdles that only get bigger and bigger. My life, in particular, has been filled with numerous up and downs.