This year I wanted to get better at writing essays, elaboration and faster at typing. I have gotten better at writing essays and am a faster typer but I am still absolutely terrible at elaboration which is quite sad considering how much time we have spent on elaboration. I think I am going to accomplish this by doing more elaborations and asking Mr. Green for help when I need help. I will also need to practice over time to stay good at it once I get good at it. My goal is to get an A on the essay that we have to do especially the elaboration part
I think Rudyard Kipling had a really good idea of what a great person is. To me they are nice to everyone, and are very charitable and help others constantly when they are in need. Also they know how to work hard and are good at multiple things. Someone who won’t get offended easily by someone kind of like what he said “If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you”. Someone who can have a good conversation, someone who can know when to be sincere and know when to have humor. A person who has patience with everyoune no matter what has happened to them.
When I think of a person who has courage I think immediately of my cousin Parker who l know a lot because we live right next door almost. He would tell this friend of mine to find the positive look for something fun to do and enjoy everything that you do because if you have a good attitude then everything will be more fun and a lot more enjoyable. Also don’t think back about when you had fun and good times to often, you dont want to be wishing your back to where you were a year ago because in a year or two when you do look back you be thinking of the times you are having right now.
I think that definition of courage is pretty spot on because courage is lots of things but is doing something even if you know that you are going to lose or fail. Like if you are really sick and know you are going to die do you just accept the fact or do you try fight through even though you are pretty positive it is going to fail. That definition is simular to mine because I would say doing something you know you will fail is having courage, but I don’t think you have to be “licked before you began” in order for it to be courage.
I think that it is a very good idea that makes a lot of sense like if you like sports then a 1 seed team losing to a number 4 seed team typically it shouldn’t happen but it did. I think it is worth trying even if you know you will loose “Dude believe in something.” you should work just as hard as anything else maybe even harder to try and win. Now of course it depends on what your doing and what other things are happening in your like if you are super busy. I think atticus is smart and extremely nice and Brave being one of the only people who stand up for black people and being able to have a whole county hate him for it
I have really liked the book so far it has been an extremely fun read. I like when Mr. Green explains the humor that isn’t that humorous and I like the Story. like how there is a seriously scary person in there neighborhood that that basically just try and see but annoy him, and I like the characters especially atticus because he is smart and seems like would be a way fun dad to have. However I don’t like how Dill only comes fro the summers and that Jem and Dill exclude Scout. I haven’t seen anything to explain why it is so popular but I do think it is livivng up to the hype because there was like absolutely no hype to it for me. I expect to see Jem get in really big trouble because of everything that he does and Boo Radly to be a really mean person that has no manners.
Atticus means look at there point of view, and understand waht they think or are going through, and that is definately not illegal. If she see’s things from other folks point of view than she will have a better understanding and have more empathy for them and thier decisions. I try to do this but it is very hard to do it all the time because you need to get your way sometimes but if you see things from others point of view then you can make the right decisions. This is very helpful because you can make agreements a lot easier.
Empathy is to know and understand what someone is going through. Like if someone falls off their bike and are crying you say I know it hurts I have also done it and it hurts a lot. It is not that people need as much as it is extremely helpful when your sad and in pain. So just some background information the highschool hockey team that I’m on. For the last 8 years they have gotten 2nd place over and over and over again so this year when we got 2nd place againd everybody especially the seniors were extremely sad and mad because they never got first place and I felt that exact pain with them I had empathy for them although I wasn’t as sad because i’m only a freshman and I don’t get as emotional as them I still knew what they were going through.
I was good at introduction paragraphs in essays also at turning things on time. my greatest succes is writing essays I always got good scores on them. I struggled with roam and predict, however I practiced a lot during the break. So now I am ready to get good scores on roam and predict. I am going to start doing the assignments that I miss do to illness so that I don’t fall behind in the class I also want to get better at conclusion’s for my essays so I will start working on that at home to get better.
I think that the process is very smart because you can see if people like what you did or if they did not like what you did. I believe that we started using this in english because it can help us out a lot in the future when we make thing and right now when we do presentations. I also believe that it will be extremely useful for me when i have a job and I have to do a presentation I can think back to 9th grade and remember this. This is going to help in so many ways it is unbieliveable