Fuad Manuel Asfura Giraldez English 8-3 October 17, 2008 Everyone Bullies Melinda Sordino Last year a boy from the Everest school was kicked out for bullying at school, and was not accepted in some other school. This is why bullying is bad. Melinda, the main character of the novel Speak does not bully, but she is being bullied, and it practically ruins her life. Since the first day of school Melinda has been bullied by her ex-friends and other particular people. Therefore Melinda is still being bullied throughout all the ninth grade.
another social insitiution is william, who not only supporst his writing talents, but also helps him gain confidence within his work. he allows him to visit ehrn hr needs too and he helps him by editing his work too sheer perfection. Jamal even refers to him as his "teacher" which is a huge sign of respect when his fellow peers begin to get curious. one other inferior soscal institution would be claire, a female who is present throughout his school career, but he also begins to devolpe feelings for her. this is an achievement because he is actually beginning to show feelings for a person outside his
Creating a predictable, consistent, and success-oriented environment will promote self-management in my students by creating, basic, daily routines with limited changes (Savage & Savage, 2010). These predictable and consistent routines will drive a success-orientated environment by reducing student anxiety creating a positive self-efficacy within each student (Savage & Savage, 2010). With my endorsement in Special Education the ability to create and keep basic routines will be directed by the physical, emotional, and
“And here is your lanyard, I replied, which I made with a little help from a counselor (29-30.) In this line, we grasp how the narrator feels confident that the lanyard he braided would give his mother the passionate satisfaction that she once gave him. One of the key phrases in this line that demonstrates self- confidence in the narrator is “with a little help from a counselor”. With that help he received, he feels that the lanyard is something huge that can recompense his mother. The other tone that is seen throughout this poem is the mother’s responses.
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson has the potential to shape a reader, this is because it tells the story of a girl named Melinda who cant speak up about the horrible thing that happened to her. This lack of communication leads to a break down of her relationships and it is only because of the attention of a great teacher that she began to heal. Melinda is greatly affected by what happened that unforgettable night at the end of the summer before her freshman year. When enters the 9th grade she has no one to talk to because all of her old friends now hate her. At this point people already start to bad for Melinda.
A large portion of Holden’s depression comes from failing multiple times. He has flunked almost every class he has taken except English. When he fails, his classes, he does not care about it and goes on with his life. Holden is kicked out of Pence Prep because of his low grades and his inability to take school seriously. This quote shows that he does not care about his future in education.
She was a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an "it." A Child Called “It” describes one of the worst documented cases of child abuse in California history. Dave lived I a world of starvation, cruelty, and torture from the age of four until he was rescued by school officials at the age of twelve. In the following scene, Dave’s mother is yelling at him and tried to force him to lie on flames so she could watch
“My school and my tribe are so poor and sad that we have to study from the same dang books our parents study from; that is absolutely the saddest thing in the world”. Junior then throws the book at the Mr. P, the teacher. In retrospect, he throws it to show just how poor his rez is and that he now has to use the same textbook his mother used. Junior, feeling even more hopeless, decides to leave the Spokane Reservation and its problems with poverty, domestic violence, and alcoholism; He then finds the school with the most hope, the rich, white school in Reardan, after talking to Mr. P. “You kill Indians?” Junior asks; “No, no, it’s just a saying” (4). Mr. P reveals to Junior that his teacher’s training at the Spokane Reservation was focused on striping the children of their culture; their songs, stories, language, and dancing.
Throughout the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Nell Harper Lee empathy is ever present. Each character has a personal situation, perspective, or experience I can empathize with. However, the character I can empathize with the most throughout the novel is Scout. In the beginning of the novel, Scout has a very rough first day of school she gets into a fight with Walter Cunningham, and her teacher tells her that her father, Atticus, is teaching her how to read all wrong. Scout is very upset and sad about her first day and tells Atticus that she does not want to return to school.
As shown, Holden is depressed in many ways: he fails in life, he is lonesome, and he still is affected by his brother's death. Holden is a failure because he cannot pass any classes in school, except English, and he cannot do anything right. He is lonely because he simply hates mostly everyone and, therefore, does not have any friends. Holden is depressed by his brother's death because that was his best friend. Holden's depression started with the loss of his best friend/brother and continued on with failure and loneliness throughout the rest of his