Is Super Smart And That Has Flawless Writing Skill?

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When you think of literacy you think of someone that knows every book in the library, that is super smart and that has flawless writing skill. Well let me tell you this right now, I 'm not that person. I was raised in Chicago where there was a broad range of literacy taught throughout the schools. In the school I was attending, I was taught to write incomplete sentences and never knew where the punctuation should go. When I was forced to move to northern Michigan, all that literacy my teacher taught me went down the drain.
Growing up in Chicago wasn’t the best part of my life, but I have to say the amount of literacy around me was incredible. I had family that grew up speaking spanish only and had to learn english when they attended school. Unlike my parents, they grew up speaking both languages and attended preschool through high school. When my mom graduated high school and went on to beauty school, while, my dad dropped out of high school during ninth grade and roamed the streets of Chicago. “I can remember accurately the very first set of books that really impressed me. I have since bought that set of books and have it at home for my children to read as they grow up.It’s called Wonders of the World.”(X- Malcolm,page.122) This quote, Malcolm X said, reminds me of my father because even though he did finish high school he still would push us to have a better education he wishes he could of have. When I was nine years old my family and I moved up here,northern Michigan,

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