Reading and Writing Skills Essay

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Reading and Writing Skills

I remember when I started kindergarten. It was August 27, 1990. I’m still a little angry about that day because it was my fifth birthday and I still remember that I didn’t get to wear a crown on that day like the rest of my classmates did on their birthdays. I guess I didn’t get to wear the crown because it was the first day of school. But besides that, kindergarten was a really great year. In the mornings we’d go around the classroom to different stations and play different games, then we’d go to P.E., then lunch, and finally nap time. That was the year I learned how to count to one thousand. My teacher Mrs. Collins would sit with us and we’d count every morning. And every morning we’d count a
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I also went through a phase in junior high where I bought non-fiction diaries of teenagers that struggled through different problems. Those always kept me entertained and they were the type of books that I could never put down. Reading was never something that I just did in school. I did it whenever we had free time in class, after school, and at night before bed. It was always one of my hobbies. I also found writing very interesting. I enjoyed writing papers for all of my English classes. Every one was a little different and every year I truly believe that I became a better writer. I learned different ways to write and I believe that I always met my teacher’s expectations in my papers. I remember in fifth grade I had to write my first autobiography. That was the only time until now that I got to write entirely about myself. It’s a project that I’ll never forget. My teacher gave us about a month to write this paper and put a book together. The book consisted of my paper and pictures all glued to construction paper. In that autobiography I wrote about my time growing up, my family, my friends, my hobbies, etc. My parents still have that book. It was such an impacting project. It was really nice to reflect on my time growing up and the things I enjoyed.

When I was eight years old, I learned how to play the piano. Even though reading music is different than reading words and sentences, it’s also very much the same. Different notes are put
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