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Summer of the Sea Serpent I’ve been reading and writing since kindergarten. We all have. None of us had a choice whether we wanted to learn or not, but some of us excelled more than others. That was me. I was one of the best readers in my class starting when I was in kindergarten, and I think knowing I was actually good at something is what made me like it, among other things of course. Now writing on the other hand, I have never felt confident with my writing skills. I am not one to write these huge, elegant, perfect papers like some of the kids in my English 1010 class I was in this past year. I have been reading ever since I learned how, and I have always loved it. One of my fondest reading memories is when I was in the first or second grade and I had become utterly obsessed with a series, The Magic Treehouse. I am pretty sure I read and reread every single one a thousand times. I had to have one with me at all times just in case our teacher gave us silent reading time. Those books were my favorite because they took me to another world. I …show more content…
I used to love writing stories when I was younger. I recall being in first grade and having a writer’s workshop every Wednesday and Friday. Those were my favorite days throughout my first grade year. I wrote stories about everything! I remember a couple; I had one on the big cats of Africa, I had a series I made up and the character names were Casey, Alex, and Jack, and I also wrote a book about rainbows and leprechauns. After we finished a chapter, everyone in the class would have to have the spelling and punctuation checked by our teacher Mrs. Berosie. If you did a good job and didn’t have more than ten mistakes, then you got a handful of red hots (the little red cinnamon candies). Those quickly became my favorite candy and I would try to finish chapters and start new books as soon as I could just to get more candy. That’s when writing was

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