A Case Study of a Second Grade Student Essay

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For this assignment, I had the pleasure of working with the same student I worked with for the first assignment. My student is in second grade and I well be referring to her as J.R. While working with J.R., I assessed her using four different assessments and I really got to understand her as a learner. This assignment was different from the first assignment because I was able to dig deeper into her literacy knowledge and I was able to identify many of her strengths and areas of need. I feel like I understand J.R. a lot better because I now know about her personally and educationally. J.R. is seven years old and lives in an apartment with her mother, brothers, aunt, and cousins. She enjoys riding her bike outside, watching television, …show more content…
For this assignment, I had the pleasure of working with the same student I worked with for the first assignment. My student is in second grade and I well be referring to her as J.R. While working with J.R., I assessed her using four different assessments and I really got to understand her as a learner. This assignment was different from the first assignment because I was able to dig deeper into her literacy knowledge and I was able to identify many of her strengths and areas of need. I feel like I understand J.R. a lot better because I now know about her personally and educationally. J.R. is seven years old and lives in an apartment with her mother, brothers, aunt, and cousins. She enjoys riding her bike outside, watching television, and reading fashion magazines. Fashion and design are her two main passions. J.R. will read any book or magazine if it deals with fashion or design. J.R. also expressed her dream of becoming a hairstylist, just like her mom. However, J.R. isn't as enthusiastic towards reading as she is towards fashion. Reading is just reading to her. At school, she would rather be learning a different subject and at home she would rather be riding her bike. She expressed multiple times that she only likes to read if the material is based on fashion or if the book is a Fly Guy book. Fly Guy books are her favorite. However, J.R. stated that she does like reading with her friends while at school and she does like answering questions because it makes her feel
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