My Literacy Narrative
How Reading & Writing Inspired Me to Pursue My Passions
When I was young, reading was exciting for me.
Many of my peers found it to be challenging.
I was eager to learn new words and understand how stories were created.
I learned to read through my mom's bedtime stories at age 4. My favorite book was "Where the Wild Things Are", and I was convinced that I could read anything after I learned how to read it on my own.
I soon discovered that I loved reading so much because I was learning books about things I loved
Creating "ABC" Books in elementary school combined my passion for drawing and animals with my interest in reading and writing
In elementary school, I was known for always having a chapter book in my hand....
Reading stories became an adventure.
Each story was like a different world, and I was inspired to create my own personal books...
Keeping journals throughout my life has enhanced my writing skills and allowed me to express myself verbally in ways that I sometimes could not vocalize.