Importance Of Reading And Writing

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It all started in preschool where I was just beginning to learn the alphabet. Then as I progressed in elementary school I went from learning to read children’s books to chapter books, as well as learning to write on my own. Following that I moved on to middle school writing plenty of essays advancing in my literary career. Now, as I move onto high school, I’m creating more essays than I ever have before, and I would call it one of the major points in my literary career. Throughout my career, reading and writing haves always seemed like a chore to me, and it doesn’t seem like my view on that is going to change anytime soon. First, starting before it all started, was preschool. There I learned the very basics, as would be expected from a 4-year-old …show more content…
First grade introduced forming sentences and complete thoughts with the words I had learned in the prior year. It was a revolutionary idea to me at the time, but as I grew older the astonishment of it faded away along with the rest of the year. Second grade was less entertaining, as it introduced phonics, which I hated more than anything at the time. As boring as it was I believe it was worth the endless worksheets. As I continued to grow and learned more and began to write on my own for assignments, forming short research paragraphs introduced me to the world of structuring well strung together …show more content…
It started with word count requirements and spiralled out of control from there. A 500 word count requirement from the beginning of the year turned into hands on research projects at the end of the year. In this project you were required to construct letters intended for a national park begging for them to send you some information so you could then create another writing assignment on their park. Yet this was all just sixth grade and it was the introduction into the world of writing for me. Seventh and eighth grade only got increasingly worse. As it progressed, 1000 word count requirements increased to page requirements and added to my hatred for

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