Fifth Grade Essays
Professor Gitte Trejo
English 1A L10
31 January 2016
I remember being in 5th grade hearing about a new assignment we were going to begin. It required us to read a book, write a play and act it out in front of a live audience. As we sat to listen to our teacher instruct us as to how we were going to go about this new assignment, I felt overwhelmed, nervous and anxious, because I wasn’t very good at reading nor did I like to stand up in front of people and talk let alone act out a play. Mr. Nicholas, my teacher, gave us our book, The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis, to look through it and get a feel for the book. Mr. Nicholas was very excited about this new assignment we were about to start …show more content…
I stayed back after school to speak to Mr. Nicholas about my role in the paly. I remember asking him if he made a mistake or if he was sure. That’s when he asked me why I thought I wasn’t a good reader, and I told him it was because the other kids used to laugh at me when I read out loud. Mr. Nichol as said that he was very pleased with reading abilities and thought I was the best fit to be the narrator. I remembered leaving and feeling overwhelmed with everything we had talked about.
We started rehearsing our play. Everybody was excited about getting to learn their parts and act it them out in front of people. I on the other hand felt like I had so much weight on my shoulders. As the scenes started to