Reading And Writing Skills Analysis

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Reading and writing is an important aspect of learning, but in order to obtain these skills, you must first need to learn to comprehend the language. This all starts with your auditory system. You start listening to everything as an infant. I would start to sound out and imitate certain words I heard to slowly understand what that means. Visual learning also plays an important role. Children start watching the television and start picking things up in certain learning programs. Personally, I learned how to read and write in different ways just like many others have. Although many have struggled to learn growing up, these experiences helped me succeed with the assistance of my parents and the educational institutions to develop many ways for …show more content…
When reading complicated text, I could sound the word out even if it took me a couple seconds. I would repeat it and get it down. Reading became an important part during elementary school. Every time you would read a book a little film would start to shape in your head, imagining everything in your own way. It was a way for you to escape and stay in your own world in reading. Then writing sentences came along. That took place from the first grade through the third. I started learning what a subject and predicate was in order to form a complete sentence. When it came to passages and doing the so-called “strategies.” Which involved underlining, circling, and highlighting important information. I came to McAllen, Texas during the third grade since I was coming from Dallas. My third-grade teacher, Ms. Alvarado was the most stubborn lady I had ever met. She was shocked at the fact that I did not know what strategies were, which was an important thing at school was at the time. I learned to do the underlining technique and to write notes next to the passages. It was a strategy to help the reader to grasp the idea of each paragraph. Cursive writing was not as important, but a thing I was glad to have learned. Many schools nowadays do not even bother to lecture on this type of writing. In time, that led me to make my own signature which can be important in the …show more content…
It would help me remember my dreams and I would write them in such descriptive ways. I developed the skills to do that with all the essays I had to do along the way. Essays are like a revolving door when it comes to high school and college. High school would always assign you a book to read for summer reading. After your summer is over, you would take a test on it as you came back to school. Also, high school would mostly consist of reading and testing on stories from the textbook such as Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales. Essays too were important, but not as much as in college. In college, you are expected to have great grammar and vocabulary skills. Differentiating between APA and MLA format when typing essays. Most of the time there is a certain amount of words or pages that are required for you to have on your essay. That is different from high school. They would only assign around two pages. Never cared for the word count. All in all, I learned in many ways to read and write in my life to be where I am at right now. Hopefully in the future I become a better reader and writer. School or any educational institution will always challenge you to develop better strategies for that. There are just no limits on what you can learn when it comes to these subjects. It is an endless circle. And of course, there will always be more books to read and new things to

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