Literacy Narrative Essay : Literacy

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Literacy Narrative Essay
Learning to look at a page of characters and putting them together to create a story or information in your mind is natural human event in the brain. It comes naturally to most people and is easily developed in adolescent years. For me it was different, reading just didn 't make sense to me so I struggled on every step along the way on becoming a proficient reader. The first struggle began at the beginning of my reading career, learning the alphabet was extremely difficult for me and it took me way longer to understand the reason for learning the alphabet over other kids in my class. Imagine not being able to understand the core concept of reading when everyone around you fully knows and understands. You begin to feel small, so small in comparison to the billions of people in this world, whom most can read in their respective language. You start to feel smothered with embarrassment of being unable to fit in academically and you feel left behind. Many teachers will say no student left behind, or they will say to a kids parents that they will try everything they can to try and help a child succeed. I learned at an early age that this is not the case in reality and if you get behind it can be very difficult to catch back up. I look back now and realize I was very lucky, some kids don 't get to go to school. Some kids don 't have money to learn at the same level and have the opportunity to achieve educational bliss. These are important things to…

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