Literacy Narrative

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My literacy skills began to develop at a young age, like most peoples. It first started through the typical bedtime stories read to me by my parents. Then it developed more when my mother would bring home practice workbooks for me to work on at home. Later on my literacy skills developed to a greater extent when I attended school and teachers began to shape and mold my style of reading and writing. The reason I wanted to developed and expand my literacy skills was because of need. Anyone, who is determined to be successful in life, needs to know how to read and write. I learned that I had to write how my teachers taught me to write and ultimately it did pay off because I passed my classes, did my papers, and graduated from high school. So to succeed it was obvious that I had to be able to understand how to read and write.

I became aware of this at a very young age.

As a young child my mother always read me stories so I could fall asleep. Sometimes it would be fictional stories she would make up and other times she would read numerous children books such as Rainbow Fish, The Three Little Pigs, and Aesop's Fables to read aloud as I fell asleep. Now that I reflect upon these memories, there was always a moral to each story she read, whether it was honesty, loyalty, or responsibility there was always a good value to take from the book. These values have stuck with me throughout life and made me the person I am today. As I got older the books grew deeper, especially when I went to school. From the first day I attended pre-school, to the last day of high school and now...