Language Arts Class Reflection

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I remember when I was in 8th grade and my AVID teacher had told me that I would be someone great some day. Apparently I took the words too literally, and forgot about the work that would have to be done to reach it. I stopped putting as much effort as I usually did when I was younger. I remember finishing every assignment and even doing extra work so that I would understand the subject. I forgot that I had to put in the effort to get be part of the top in my class. During my freshman year, it was really easy. My classes were not too hard to handle, but I struggled so much in my language arts class. However, now that I think about it, I rarely put any effort into my language arts class in 9th grade. The first semester for my language arts class in 9th grade was rough and that was when it became reality that a …show more content…
After that semester, I joined the tennis team at our high school, and during that semester I was more focused, and put way more effort into my classes. I remember staying up at night to finish my geometry homework, writing a paper about the book Big Fish for my language arts class, and studying for vocabulary tests. At the end of that semester, I was able to finish strong.
In my sophomore year, I continued to do well in my classes, and always made sure I gave it my best effort, by doing all the assignments required. I remember being the only to pass tests in my math class, and there would be days where my classmates would receive time in class to correct their tests, and I would work on problems for the next chapter. My sophomore year continued to go well, but the workload of AP US History got to me and I was unable to finish strong. Going into junior year, I continued to do well; however, it

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