This is my essay the assignment was :What is your favorite subject? Why? Explain what excites you about this subject.
Reading is my favorite subject at school. It is the class that I take the most interest in.
I am in the only gifted class at Edison. We learn at the speed that is just right for me. In all of my other classes, I am always ahead of what the class is doing and it frustrates me. I do not want to go ahead of the teacher, but at the same time
it is really boring going at a slow pace. Mrs. Parmer, my reading teacher, does not assign homework for the rest of the lesson if she does not finish teaching it. In other classes I am always getting homework because of the slow pase the class goes at.
I feel like I am learning the most in my reading class because we get so much done in class. Everyday we learn about something different which keeps me interested because I am not reviewing the same thing over and over again. I do not ever remember
a time when the pace was slow in reading.
During the year, all the assignments I got helped me. There was always a proper reason for the kind of work we got. All reading assignments got me thinking. It was never simply taking notes or just reading out of a certain text book. Mrs. Parmer thought of creative ways to teach us and it always kept me interested.
Reading class is a place where I am encouraged in many ways. Whenever we turn in our book logs Mrs. Parmer encourages us to read more by saying how many minutes we've read that week. This makes everyone want to read more so that Mrs. Parmer can say a really high number when she tells the whole class how much they've read that week. Another way Mrs. Parmer encourages us is by passing out peppermints whenever we take a test. This was her way of saying "good luck" without giving us any pressure.
The way reading is set up is wonderful. Not only did I learn a lot, I have experienced so much through Mrs. Parmer's teachings.