Essay On English Class

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English is the greatest subject Niles North offers, and I absolutely adore it! Well, that statement is partially true, in my opinion, it is definitely not the greatest subject; but, I do enjoy the class. However, my interest for reading, writing, and English class did not spark immediately, it took strenuous trial and error. To have a better understanding, let’s start from the beginning, which is also known as the first day of preschool. Four years old and ready to take on the world, I was only a budding kid, but I had large dreams; I wanted to be the best at everything, beating my classmates at coloring, and sticker collecting. My main goal was to become the best at reading and writing, I wanted to read the chapter books and not the easy …show more content…
Entering, I still had a love for writing and reading mysteries and English was something I really enjoyed because I succeeded in it. However, during the first parent-teacher conference, “ Tina…is not really a good student… her writing just isn 't meeting the standards...” is all that I heard. “ Tina… your MAP reading score dropped 10 points, this must be a mistake”, my test scores began to drop again and I did not realize why. I worked and studied strenuously, however, “ This is not an acceptable grade for this class” is all my teachers told me. I began reading huge chapter books and challenging myself to try new things; my English grade continued to remain low. Days became weeks and weeks became months and soon I was entering middle school dreading English, dreading reading, dreading writing and I just lost interest. I plateaued and returned to the same situation, I had at my old school; however, this time, I did not have the aid of my mom and I regressed back to my shy personality. I completely lost hope, my ego and my will to succeed. Yes, I know, I am making this seem like one gigantic Shakespearean tragedy, but at the time I was a stressed out fifth grader and felt like my life was falling

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