Have you ever asked yourself the question “Where would I be without reading?”. Reading is something that my parents wanted my sister and me to love and be successful at as we began preschool. My mother would sit down each night and read a bedtime story. Her reading helped broaden my mind and learn more about the world at an early age. As soon as I was old enough to talk, I began attempting to read by myself.
Literacy is an important capability because, it’s the first step on the road to mental and physical freedom. Literacy is an important capability to help function at school, on the job, and in society. Reading and writing are vital skills in finding a good job. Many well paid jobs require reading and writing as a part of the job. Literacy is important in all levels of employment.
Along with in the text it also says “In fourth grade I embarked upon a grandiose reading program. “Give me the names of important books I would say to startled teachers. They soon found out that I had in mind adult books. I ignored their suggestions of anything I suspected was written for children” So he also tries to write books above his level which really did not get him “educated” as he says `he really did not understand a thing , which really didn't make him educated
I always have been curious. It made me being in several troubles when I was a boy. I wanted to know everything about the world which surrounded me. I had knowledge hungry. In an attempt to calm down my hyperactivity, my mother taught me to read and I loved reading, at the beginning at least.
Each one of our children has different interest, so we usually find ourselves reading two different books a night. Although we only have our daughter part time, when we do have her we try to encourage her to read to us rather than us read to her considering she is old enough to read on her own. Our two-year-old is always picking up books about tractors or cars, he loves to hear us read to him. I hope to pass my love of reading to each of my children and continue to find books myself to read and
At first, I struggled with reading. Fortunately, my step-dad and mom pushed me to read every day and it paid off. By the time I was in fifth grade I tested to a twelfth grade reading level. Reading wasn’t just a chore, it played a huge role in my childhood. When I think about how reading shaped who I am, I consider all of the stories that I could relate to, or the stories that made me grateful that I live the life I do.
Whenever she came into my room to check if we were studying I used to think she came to shout. On top of being scared I made one friend he was 1 year older to me but treated me like his brother. He helped me with homework, taught me easy ways to remember the content and he introduced me to all his friends and from there I became less shy, more playful and open about my opinions. I wasn 't scared of my teachers or dorm parent because I knew if I was doing my activities correctly they wouldn 't be angry. After I met him I really appreciated life in a different way.
Many children used the dreaded reading groups in elementary school to define their love or hatred for reading. Depending on the group you were placed in, you were labeled “smart” or “dumb”. However, as a homeschooled elementary school student, I never had the horrific reading group experience, and quickly developed a passion to read early on in life. As I dive into this paper, my goal is to present my love for reading, and why, at one point in my life, I began to despise it. I vividly remember hiding my books when I heard my mom heading to my room, making sure I was doing math instead of reading.
As I began reading I would constantly have to bother my mother to help me pronounce words. Although eventually the words made sense and I successfully read the book. I felt accomplished and started reading book after book, now I would always have a book in my hand. These books started as Magic School Bus but led me to science books. After this I would always attempt experiments and inquire on