The easiest way to sum up my overall experience in Torrance High English is to sum it up in three sections. First the ghost of English past lets just say I wasn’t the best student in my second year of English. Next would be my struggles through my English career and how I overcame them. Last but not least is my current experience in Mr. Bostwicks English 3 class. Looking back on my English experience here at Torrance High I believe I have learned a lot.
In my last year at middle school they had us pick our scheduled for the next year at Torrance High, I decided to go into the honors program for English( it was one of my stronger subjects). I got I think the best English 1 teacher in the school. Mr. Duvall taught me a better way to organize the information I had read. I got a B first semester. Second semester I got lazy and ended up with a C. Unfortunately my laziness followed me to my sophomore year with Mrs. Porter and I failed the first semester. I switched out of honors hopeing I wouldn’t be a lazy in normal English with Ms. Thackston, I was wrong. My summer school teacher was Mrs. Wells and after I started reading more. I ended up with a B in her class. I wasn’t the greatest student and I defiantly could have done better but the past is the past I am living with my choices.
In my carrer ive had to jump some educational hurdles. Everyone has their hurdles in life my biggest one is laziness. Since I was little I’ve liked to tell stories but could never put thought to paper. Another big problem I have is I write like I was talking to someone I don’t always use great grammar when I write. I also I am the world champion of procrastinating. I will wait till the absolute last second to do work. When I put all these things together I end up turning in something that does not reflect my abilities. I believe over enough time I will jump way over all these hurdles.
Finally we arrive at this year. Being in Mr. Bostwicks class I’ve learned a lot. My grammar has...