My First Memories Of Learning Essay

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As I sit on a colorful carpet listening to my pre-kindergarten teacher, who just happened to be a friend of the family, reading The Berenstain Bears was one of my first memories of learning to read. She would slowly read word-for-word and demonstration what she was reading, and of course show each picture she came across. Once she finished reading to us, now we sit at our color orientated tables learning the alphabet and numbers. Singing our, a, b, c 's, and our one, two, threes, while subtle music plays in the background. Those memories are some of the first I have of learning to read and write. Starting kindergarten is when I finally started to compose sentences, although spelling was no my strongest specialty. Throughout elementary school, my writing and grammar developed more because I finally figured out what the parts of speech were, the grammar rules, and simple sayings like he, she, it, we, you, they, that go along with writing. Verbs, nouns, proper nouns, and adjectives took its toll on me until I finally grasp the concept behind each one. Grammar took lots of patience and practice and was reviewed every year as well as parts of speech. During those few years, I learned most of the structure and basics for writing.

Sixth grade was my introduction to public speaking. Each week like
Clockwork, we were given a short story to write an essay on. Rough papers owed by Wednesday and final papers owed on Friday on the short story assigned that week. Friday…

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