literacy narrative

941 words 4 pages
Demetrias Henderson
March 28, 2015
The Early and latter stages of Literacy Development

Learning to read and write as a child is an experience that all can relate to. The average child learns to read and write at the early ages of three and four. Developing literacy at an early age is crucial to academic development as well as to performance in life. Early development can be just what a child needs to stimulate their minds, which in turn is assisting in the evolution of their future. The early and latter stages of development in a child’s literacy journey are the makings for their reading and writing skills. It also plays part in their analysis of obstacles as well as their developed or problematic literacy future. A child
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I performed extremely well because I comprehended information quickly and could recall information I’ve already learned when doing homework and taking tests. I was recognized in the Who’s Who Among High School Students 2004 edition and impressed myself as well as my mom and a few of my teachers. I considered my recognition to be the standard of my academic success thus raising the bar for my future. As the years of my high school career went on I succeeded greatly. I began to tutor and involved myself in after school activities such as the science club and the debate team. Maintaining superb grades allowed me to join a work study program where I received high school credits for going to work. My introduction to reading and writing, at a young age was the beginning of a new journey. In conclusion, I now believe that I’ve accomplished much with the level of literacy that I’ve developed, but that my future will require much more. The only weaknesses that I believe I have are not knowing the most current happenings of today’s world and not being able to form an opinion on them. Literacy is not only learning how to read and write but also comprehending the information read and being able to retain it. In the future, I’d like to communicate with people of all backgrounds and social groups rather it be oral or written. Thus my reason for


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