This is often true for many who end up speaking a non-standardized English in the United States; they are seen as unable to do certain things such as become writers or public speakers. Only when these non-standardized English speakers trains themselves to speak “perfect English” are they seen as successful “scholars of English or literature” in the eyes of the public. 6. Tan performed poorly on English tests because she could not picture the semantic relationships within the analogues. She did not think that way.
All students dread one thing when it comes to school - testing. Standardized test are the main focus in our school systems instead of actually gaining knowledge at the end of the year. As a mother, Michelle Rhee, understands the lack of attention given on education as a whole instead of just waiting on the scores, but she still agrees on continuing with standardized test. Kristina Rizga opposes the opinion of Michelle Rhee as she does not believe standardized test truly measure the intelligence of a student. Kristina Rizga proves her stand against standardized test by utilizing solid use of argumentation.
What this essay is saying about students and education is there is no student who doesn’t want to learn or what’s to get an education. Everybody is capable of learning, but the problem is sometimes the education are given by people who don’t care if you are learning or not. In this essay, we learned that the author was put in classes where the teachers didn’t care too much about their students and because of this he become a mediocre student. Not because he didn’t like school or he was lazy, but because there was no inspiration in learning. Luckily, Mike Rose the author of I Just Wanna Be Average found someone that wants him to start learning someone that make him change his mind.
Ruby was picked to take a test in kindergarten to see if she could go to a white only school. The test was very hard because they didn’t want African Americans at their school. Her dad didn’t want her taking the test because he was afraid of problems occurring. Her mom wanted her to take the
A study conducted by a Stanford researcher showed that when students are given too much homework it can become counter productive to what the students learn in school. (Parker “Stanford Research Shows Pitfalls of Homework”). This is important because if homework is becoming counterproductive, it is likely to make students dislike school and homework, which can make kids avoid and forget about doing it which leads to detentions and so on. Another way homework is not benefiting students is that it 's not teaching them anything new but making them repeat what they learned in class, and while kids need to know what they are doing and practice some student don 't need that practice and are forced to repeat what they know so they don 't get terrible grades. One way to change that used by a teacher in San Francisco what she has done is give a worksheet and if a student gets 90% or higher they do not receive homework that night unless the student would like to take the homework for extra practice that night and both ways it is automatically counted as an A. (Wilde Greatschools, “Do our kids have too much homework?”
When considering the choice of paying students for good grades and not paying students for good grades, the choice should definitely be, students should not be paid for good grades. Paying students for good grades may start off their youth incorrectly. Instead of focusing on getting an education, the reward of money is likely to block their priorities. Students will be angry when not given the money, and not being able to raise test scores or grades. In order for a bright and successful future, students should not be paid for good
Smooth transitions into her room where let's go look out the window or look at the bearded dragon till she gets here. The kids never worked in a teamwork environment in her class. The kids did have to do a math homework every week for a grade. Although she made it fun for the kids. When the student got so far in the homework she had a reward.
Cath isn’t taking the chance to rewrite the essay even though she was given a second chance. After sometime she finally starts writing the essay; finishes the essay and finishing the Fiction essay she won’t get a bad grade in the class and she get in trouble for lying to Wren, Levi, and of course Professor Piper. Cath said that she wasn’t going to be doing the fiction writing even though she was given a second chance but if she ignored the essay she would fail that class do to it being a finale grade. “It didn’t even matter where Cath started, as long she finished.
Djimon Bailey 2/13/2018 English ii Honors Mr. Griffin Bad Teacher Essay There’s no doubt that a bad teacher can make school such a frustrating, embarrassing and bad experience, such student won’t learn much. Bad teachers often don’t have organization skills, class management, and professionalism.
Not having to take anymore modified test, not being restricted to certain classes, not having to go into a special education classroom after school, and most importantly not being read too by a teacher on test like a child. However, the negative thoughts were also filling in my head as well. The most terrifying thought was if the man thought that I needed to be in the special education program in high school. Taking special education in high school would have been a big downbreak on me. Mostly because I knew that it would appear on my transcript that I was in that program, and would have colleges in my future turn me down because of
.The Civil War changed the country in many ways. Thousands of men on both sides died during the Civil War. “The Union Army lost 352, 528 men and the Confederate Army lost 258,000 men” (Doc F). Innovative ways to fight came about during the Civil War.
How the Civil War Came to Be Was the Civil War very “civil” at all? The Civil War had many factors that led into it but there was one major factor that started the war. Slavery was one of the biggest factors in the Civil War. There was a big issue that divided the North and South which was slavery. The wide spread of slavery was a big deal to most Americans; but some were not the biggest fans of the concept.
During the Mid 1800’s marked a crucial period for our country. It will have a big effect on the development of our country. Throughout this time, our country was split, split into two sections, the North and the South. The Civil war was a war fought against the North and the South, the Union and the Confederates, from 1861-1865.
The Mexican-American War did not directly lead to the Civil War as much as abolitionism and the issue of slavery did. One could argue that with the Compromise of 1850, following the Mexican-American War, creating the Fugitive Slave Act and creating tension between the north and south because the north did not follow the Fugitive Slave Act, which angered the south. But the major cause of the Civil War was slavery and abolitionism, which was obvious because Abraham Lincoln, the president during this era, abolished slavery during the war while the north was winning and believed that they would win the war. This was called the Emancipation Proclamation. The Civil War is also called the “War to Make Men Free.”
The American Civil War took place between the years of 1861 and 1865 during this time Abraham Lincoln was president. The south was upset with the North and it was vice versa. South felt under represented now that Lincoln was president they felt they had no voice. But the main reason for succession was because they wanted to continue expanding slavery. When Lincoln was declared president the South seceded from the Union which would lead to the Civil War.