To come into a new school and have to catch up on a fairly decent sized book, when I can 't stand reading anyway, was probably my only bad experience in the class. I had to get caught up on the book but we started another story before I could. When we started Goodnight and Good Luck it was much easier for me to stay with the movie and understand what was going on, because I was here when we started it. We watched the movie so it technically wasn 't a story, but a
When I was eight-year-olds, I was always told to read a book by my teachers and peers and I absolutely loathed it. One day I was handed an assignment, we were set off to check out a book from the library to read during reading time, which during this time I dreaded. After what seemed like hours, I decided on a Junie B. Jones book that caught my eye. After a brief reading session of one hour, when I finished the small chapter book, at once I decided to check out another one of the books in the series which lead to another one and so on. On average I devote about twenty hours of my time a week reading books.
My significant influence is my fourth-grade teacher. When I was little, my teachers could say that I was a little behind on my reading level. The problem wasn 't that I did not know how to read, it was understanding everything that I just had read. In fourth grade, I had to read a book and answer questions on that same book for a grade. I struggled on every single book and test.
My understanding of literacy was off to a rocky start. I was never a fan of reading and writing. Growing up, I would prefer listening to music and watching movies. In fact, I struggled to speak properly. A classroom at Mill Creek Elementary was specifically designed for those who were having a hard time speaking.
I think without the knowledge from this class I would not have done as well as I did on that paper. That is why I am grateful for this class because it helps me write papers for others classes and do well. In the end, Dual English Comp has caused me a lot of stress but it has also opened my mind up to writing a successful college paper. I learned new things from writing a thesis to the correct apostrophe positions, to how to cite things correctly. My high school English class never taught me any of the things I have learned in here, so now I can proudly say when I go off to college that I know how to write a college academic essay because of Dual English
Self Assessment: Jacob Thomas As a writer, I have grown in many ways, First I took English Comp 150 last semester. This class taught me a lot about my life due to a book we read The Last Lecture. However, I did not like to read so I showed much resentment towards it. As the deadline approached I finally opened the book that would make me love to read again. In school there is many classes where I can express creativity just like Dr Seuss did in his imaginative books.
I don 't exactly remember the day learned to read, I guess learning to read came hand in hand with learning to write, slowly. I remember having to copy words off of a blackboard onto paper, then re-write those words over and over again until I not only memorized how to write them but also how to pronounce them. I remember every Friday was library day in elementary school and my friends and I would always fight to be first in line to get to the sports section because we never wanted to have to read anything "boring". I enjoy reading for pleasure but I dislike reading for information, most likely because I have a difficult time learning something just by reading it, I am more of a hands on learner. I enjoy the Killing series by Bill Orielly,
The book that I read the class was “The Patchwork Quilt” by Valerie Flournoy and the two vocabulary words that I selected for my readings were “masterpiece” and “patchwork”. Due to the constraints of time, I choose to only read the first seven pages of the book (promising to finish the book during the next class period). I only chose two words because I had yet to facilitate a read aloud lesson with my students, and I believed that two words would work best for our students’ ability level. Additionally, because I had been with my students for such a short amount of time, I knew that a sizeable portion of my lesson would be spent on modeling and facilitating turn and talk. I thought masterpiece and patchwork made good vocabulary words because
Especially with horrific group projects, last year I worked with eight people for our trail project. I‘m used to working alone, so, I took my work home and finished exactly what only I, Karlee Olson could do. Which was my speech. I hate when I read the instructions I’m an okay reader, but I just do not enjoy it. Unless it 's a book I LOVE reading, but if It’s not that... Heck no.
Descriptive Essay I have never thought that drawing would help me out in life until I tried it. The interest started when I was in second grade when I saw one of my best friends drawing. I am thankful for her, she is the one who taught me to be patient and practice makes perfect. It gets a little frustrating and overwhelming when your interest is there, but you are not good at it. I would even write and illustrate my own books and would read it to the class.