Reflection Of Reading And Writing

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Reading and writing are skills I feel I have learned well enough to get through my education thus far. When I was learning how to read and write, I struggled a bit with the reading aspect. I honestly cannot remember much about my learning process with these skills, but I feel they were always average or above. I remember my parents and teachers were more focused on my learning style and process rather than a specific subject. I was always struggling with my behavior and focusing in class due to my ADHD. I never accepted the fact that I had ADHD until I was graduating high school. Throughout my elementary education my parents and teachers were always pushing me to go into separate classrooms for tests and activities where there would be less…show more content…
A main reason of why I am not as excited as I could be about reading is due to the fact that I avoided accepting my ADHD for so long. I like to read when it is for pleasure and with something that I am personally interested in. However, textbook reading is something I have struggled and continue to struggle with everyday. Although I really want to read because it is required as an assignment, I always struggle being an active reader. A part of this is because I truly do not want to read the textbook. Another part is because of the way most textbooks are written which make me fall asleep or lose my attention quickly. Knowing I have to read for whatever reason takes the fun and excitement out of the experience for me. If the only reading I had to do was for my own pleasure, I would be more inclined and happy to…show more content…
Having these skills are essential in developing your mind, discovering new things, developing your imagination, and having power and confidence within yourself. Having these literacy skills help students who are learning how to read music, write music, understand specific pieces of music and more. If a student is efficient in reading and writing they can take that learning process and apply it to a musical setting. When a student is learning how to read, they are engaged and go through their own process of how they learn to read and write. When someone is learning how to read a piece of music, they can take the same learning process and apply it to the music. If you can connect a new idea or skill to an old one you already know, the approach and process should be easier to learn. The same aspect goes for knowing how to write a paper or even a sentence and applying it to composing a piece of music. Understanding the grammatical rules and guidelines can help someone understand the importance of the theoretical rules in regards to composing. Being able to read will also help a musician understand a musical piece at a higher level. They have the ability to research why the piece was written, what the composer is like, why the composer wrote the specific piece, etc. Having a better understanding of a piece helps the musician play it more passionately and musically. These literacy skills are
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