In high school, I hope to be an A+ student in language arts and to continually grow. I have grown very much as a reader and writer in language arts. From 6th grade too now I have learned new things and have grown becoming better in language arts. I learned my strengths and weaknesses in reading and writing. Which helped me get better in language arts. I have many goals for myself in language arts that I hope to complete by the end of the year.In my life, my mom loved to read. When she was little so she gave me book recommendations that she liked which helped me learn to love to read. Reading and writing also come with accomplishments and struggles along the way but in time you improve and become better.
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As a writer, I have grown a lot from someone who used to hate writing too someone can enjoy it most of the time. I am still not the biggest fan of writing but if it 's something I like writing about I can enjoy it. My goal for writing this year is to use more detail and bigger vocabulary. A strategy I can use for using more detail I can elaborate more on important events in the story and add more about the background of characters. I can also read other text and come up with ideas from that. For using a bigger vocabulary I can learn new words and I can also find synonyms for words I already know and make them sound better. The interview question essay was a good strategy of learning more about character and details about their life and how you can add more detail. My goals will help me become a stronger reader and writer in language arts. They will also help me improve on my weaknesses and become better on my strengths. I have grown a lot in language arts and have become more successful and I hope I can become better and better each year and achieve most of my goals. Since I am hardworking and I will continue to push myself to become a better reader and writer. I have learned in the past a lot about my literacy journey and it 's far from over. I still have a lot
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Mission Statement I, Holly Modlin, in the 2015-16 school year will strive to learn new things. I value honesty and respect. I also value responsibility, and hard work. One of my goals is to be able to do a left handed lay-up in a basketball game. Another one of my goal is to get A’s in all of my classes.
Throughout the course of the year in Lit/Writing I have grown as a writer as I have learned how to write clear and concise thesis statements and select relevant evidence. One way in which my writing has improved is through the conciseness and clearness of my thesis statements, as I now incorporate more detail into my thesis, while keeping it unambiguous. In the short story summative assessment for “The Scarlet Ibis,” my thesis statement lacks a lot of information. It goes as follows, “In the short story ‘The Scarlet Ibis,’ James Hurst uses indirect characterization through the narrator to show that pride can override and take over one’s conscience.”
One accomplishment I would like to accomplish this year is to start liking to read. Because if I like to read, then I can read and write my summary about what I read for reading class in school. And another reason why I want to start to like to read is because I could then take a quiz on the books and try to make it to the AR parties more often. I have more things that I would like to accomplish this year and some of them are getting my grades higher, making a lot more friends, and getting high achiever. This year, I am one of the A-B honor roll students, but I would like to get to be one of the “all A’s students for honor roll.
I also want to learn more about Social Studies, Math, Science, and ELA. My third and most important goal is to just have fun. I want to enjoy every minute of high school. My last goal can not be completed without doing my first two goals. Hopefully I will be able to achieve all three of my goals while in high school.
Becoming a successful writer is my ultimate goal; success meaning having my voice heard and being a voice for my generation. This objective coincides with my academic goals. I strive to study composition and journalism related classes to help me succeed in becoming a writer. Academia has always been
The history of my literacy has been a long road of a frustration and learned lessons. As a child, I was a bit of a loner so reading and writing were the closest thing to a social life for me. The things that I bottled up inside came out through my writing and it became somewhat of a pass time for me. As long I could remember literacy as has been an important value for me in my life because from very young age I got express my true self without being judged by the outside. Even though in my later years I would deal with some heartaches and set back that lead me to give up on my love for reading.
My relationship with literacy has been a journey all on its own. From learning how to sound out letters and words, to reading my first sentence , I have developed quite a valuable foundation and platform, that will eventually guide me to success. I have had the pleasure of experiencing a love that just continues to blossom. A love that will never fail, nor will I fail it. This love that I speak of is my passion for reading, writing and literacy as a whole.
Learning new skills in writing has assisted in so many over ways than just writing for school, it has helped in my career. Writing is such a beneficial trait to hold. I plan to improve day by day. I have so many opportunities available and plan to use to my full
After reading Stephen King's essay "Reading to Write" (72) it opened my eyes for writing. Although being a professional novelist isn't a goal I want to pursue in my life, writing is something I will need to learn how to do with good form. When it comes to the writing department, it's not one of my best skills. King says, "Good writing, teaches the learning writer about style, graceful narration, plot development, the creation of believable characters, and truth-telling" (73). I will try my best to become a good writer.
Each essay I wrote took me several time to write, several drafts which show that I have improve every time I do the drafts to write a perfect masterpiece. I learned a lot of skills and techniques this quarter, which has helped me to improve and progress my writing skills for the future. I will remember the skills, techniques, and tips that professor gave us in this English class for my higher education. For example, all the time that I went to visit professor Sapozhnikov office hours to receive help on my out-of -class essays has helped me to improve, grow, and progress in my writing skills as a writer. Some of the significant changes I have made as I was progressing and growing were to develop a strong thesis to help support my claims as I write my essays, such as facts, observations, illustration, and examples.
Some people dream to be a successful and famous public speaker. Others want to be a millionaire or a billionaire. Singers as well as actors wish to be successful in their career and become famous. Teachers may hope to succeed in imparting knowledge to their students. Many students simply would like to pass examinations or have good grades in school.
When I graduate high school, I plan on having future goals that I plan on achieving. My first goal is to go to college and get a degree. I plan on attending Purdue NorthWest majoring in engineering and minoring in business. This is my number one future goal that I need to accomplish because to be able to have a nice life, I need to go to college to support my future family. My next future goal would be get a starting job to be able to support my future family.