Personal Narrative: My Journey To Literacy
I first fell in love with music in the third grade when I was allowed the opportunity to join the choir. Growing up music was always my favorite class. I felt as if music was the only thing the could truly describe how I was feeling at any given moment of the day. My earbuds and Ipods were my best friend. People could always tell how I was feeling when they asked what song I was listening to. They were also normally surprised because my music would range in so many different genera and from the late sixties to the present day. I love music because whether or not a song has words you can always interpret and every can get there own message from a song. I love to read the lyrics and decipher different thing especially words that I don't know no matter if it is a real word of a slang word. Music is the one thing to me that is universal and will always be there when i need it.
Looking back on my 17 year journey through literacy it was formed through my grandmother's teaching, my mother’s belief in education and my love for music. I realize that thoes are the things that helped shape me into the person that I am today. Without the things that were instilled into me from the age of three who know where i would have been.I could have became a teen mom. I could have become a dropout. I could have become another black child lost in the system or the streets.I have became become another statistic on the