Essays Tagged: "Fourth grade"

Its harder to be overweight. The effects that society has on the obese.

socially alienated me from them. Because I was fat I was the last one picked to square dance in the fourth grade, and because I was fat I was teased and called pregnant by the "country folks" from the ...

(4 pages) 109 1 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Nine-Year-Old He Carried: Linda's role in Tim O'Brien's They Things They Carried.

"Lives of the Dead" is about a nine-year-old girl named Linda that Tim O'Brien knew when he was in fourth grade. He loved Linda, but unfortunately, she died of a brain tumor. Many don't understand wh ... r propose a toast to the man, but he declines. As he stated, "I was brand new to the war. It was my fourth day. I hadn't yet developed a sense of humor" (226). Tim always admired Linda for her individ ...

(6 pages) 186 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Autobiography of a Face

Lucy's twin sister, and Lucy were four. Lucy's life was perfectly normal until a simple accident in fourth grade, when the right side of her jaw collided with Joni Friedman's head in Physical Educatio ...

(2 pages) 107 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Autobiography discussing desire to remain a young child

t periods of my life. A finished piece of work brings me a sense of prideand accomplishment. In the fourth grade, I would stay after with Mrs. Sampson to write poetry in thecomputer lab. She would buy ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Coalition vows legal battle over FCAT because students are not passing,students will not graduate with diploma

arly 12,000 third graders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties may be prevented from moving up to the fourth grade due to their poor performance on the test."Governer Bush has built a wall in front of o ... the FCAT scores show significant progress by minority students. The 2003 scores of African American fourth graders rose from a passing rate of 23% in 1998 to 41% in 2003. As for Hispanic fourth grader ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biography of Idi Amin Dada

Uganda (Idi Amin Dada).Idi Amin received little formal education, attending school only through the fourth grade. Although he had little education, he joined the King's African Rifles, KAR, in 1943 (A ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

A review of the article "Introducing percents in linear measurement to foster an understanding of rational-number operations" A critical reading

terestingly, this article presents computation abilities in rational numbers that were developed by fourth grade students who participated in a research project on the learning of rational numbers (Mo ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Pro Affirmative Action

In 2002, a statewide reading proficiency test was given to Fourth Grade students in Ohio. Cleveland's The Plain Dealer reported that scores statewide varied gr ... still reflect scars of racial division. Scores vary between students of different races as early as fourth grade. These scores possess a score of hidden meanings and directly point toward the financia ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Analyse the first chapter of Chloe Hooper's 'A Child's True Book of Crime'.

Fresh from college, Kate Byrne, a 22-year-old, is working in her first job teaching, a fourth grade class in Endport, a small town on the southern coast of Tasmania. Strangely childlike, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Change Diffusion Process: Why New Coke Was No Replacement

g head: Why New Coke Was No ReplacementWhy New Coke Was No ReplacementFebruary 21, 2003I was in the fourth grade when I made my first public appeal. I remember taking my allowance up to the Convenienc ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"One Sunday Evening" A short story.

ounty courthouse. On the other side of the street was a two-car parking lot next to an old barn. My fourth grade teacher, Mr. Fuller, would park there every morning. But his car was not there this Sun ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Bio of a streesed teen

in Morro Bay Ca. They gave us a great home to live in surrounded by a family environment. I was in fourth grade and had allot of great friends. Unfortunately my parents had made the decision of movin ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Childrens Literature Analysis

The first book that I have is Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume. This book is a classic for kids anywhere from 8-10 years old aro ... great for their social development by giving circumstances where older brother Peter, who is in the Fourth grade, interacts with his younger brother Fudge, who is two and a half. Peter is often aggrav ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How Good Children Go Bad.

First bell of the day rings and David strolls into his fourth grade classroom. Today, he is not in one of his better moods, but rather one of his "I'll do ...

(2 pages) 38 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Home schooling.

ade it seem entertaining; until I fell asleep that is.When I was around the age of eight and in the fourth grade, I took art at what Icalled the "real school". My best friend Lauralyn was in that clas ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Doraemon - Significance of Icons.

r not only in Japan, but also in other countries. Doraemon was created as a robot, sent to assist a fourth-grade knucklehead named Nobi Nobita from 22nd century, and has captured the hearts and inspir ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

First writing Assignment: Teacher Interview

teachers were chosen for interviewing because they were elementary educators of either the third or fourth grade level, which are the same grades I am interested in teaching someday.The first intervie ... third grade. The children were so nice, and they would say hello and hug me everyday. It was nice. Fourth grade was not bad; other teachers I worked with would agree that third grade was the best. Th ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Beauty Queen

-new country. I had no idea. I come home from school after a hard day filled with long division and fourth grade boys, who spent all three recesses chasing us and piling wood chips in our hair, stilli ...

(7 pages) 45 0 4.1 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Loser" by Jerry Spinelli

so he didn’t throw up all the time.In the second third of the book Donald Zinkolf goes through fourth and fifth grade. His teacher in fourth grade really liked him. He put the kids in reverse alp ...

(1 pages) 16 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Althusser And Surveillence

stitution of Education and the Role of Surveillance I spent most of my practicum hours in a fourth grade classroom assisting with various projects as well as working one-on-one with most, if n ... behaviorally exactly what I had expected. My expectations were based on my own recollections of my fourth grade year and the behavior I recalled as being appropriate as well as inappropriate at that ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers