I think that since my family did choose to read to me when I was younger it helped me be able to understand things better in a way. The plot in the stories that were read to me always related to something that can happen in the real world and this made it easier to learn right from wrong. With all the knowledge I got from the books I believe it in a way gave me a sense of what people were supposed to be like. One other thing that I can remember is my family taking me to the library and the librarian reading stories to me. We didn’t travel to the library much, but when we did I enjoyed it. I would always leave there with a few books to keep me occupied for a while.
In my lower school grades, I know we had a story time and I don’t really remember anything special from those stories, I just know we had them. I do believe we also had a trip to the library and got to pick out books and read and meet all the librarians. I also remember that in the classrooms there was always ...
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...lain more, it was a lot of work. I really didn’t like reading at all anymore, and it just seemed pointless to do it, even if it was for a class. The books that we were assigned to read were not interesting at all anymore. I was no longer in the classes which provided comprehension assistance which made it even tougher to get through my English classes. I did like high school, only the academic part was a struggle. My instructors, for the most part, helped me a great deal, particularly when it was close to the time of commencement. They also supplied me with letters of recommendation for colleges which I considered to be really helpful. I think that if I was able to pick and choose what I had to read in high school, I would have done a lot better in my English classes. High school was fun and I had a good time, but I would probably not read the books I had to again.
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