Important Writing Skills

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Important skills are developed through education and teaching children to read and write. Every human being has a background on their guidance or lack thereof, when learning and developing these skills. A considerable amount of situations are similar to what I encountered growing up, in the sense that going to school was a significant part of their development. Parents and schoolteachers, helped shape the reader and writer into the individual they are becoming while the students had to take the initiative of learning some on their own. Reading and writing were brought to me various different forms, through parents, teachers, journaling on my own, my sister and peers. One of the biggest influences on my ability to read and write was my parents. …show more content…
However, I am a satisfactory listener and I am confident, that is a factor in improving my writing. Frederick Douglass stated, “I am a good listener” (Douglass), which he too believed help him in becoming the impressive writer that he was. To be a quality writer takes great time and effort along with multiple hours of practice. Teachers invest hours to teaching students the basic letters and numbers while watching them put the letters together to make short words that turn into sentences. Young students are gaining the ability to write which will be a beneficial resource for the rest of their lives. Although we need fully-developed individuals to teach us the basics, we have to put the work into advancing and maintaining those skills that we have been equipped …show more content…
As a result of being so close in age, we pushed each other to improve our abilities. Throughout our childhood, we read books together such as Dr. Suess and Junie B. Jones for purposed besides the content. Competitions would come about to determine who was a faster reader or who could give the character the better voice. Times related to this had such a significant impact on learning how to read. As insignificant as this may have seemed at the time, it was another stride in my journey to successful reading. Learning did not just stop there, it has continued every day since

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