Reading and Writing Throughout the Years

  • Born in Austin, Texas

    Born in Austin, Texas
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    Reading and Writing throughout the years

  • Mom loved the classics

    Mom loved the classics
    My mom kept thousands of classics around the house
  • Step-mom read multiple books at once

    Step-mom read multiple books at once
    My step- mom belives that books that are the most worn are the most loved! The more dog ears, coffee stains and crumbling book bindings...the better!
  • Goodnight Moon

    Goodnight Moon
  • Knock-Knock Joke Book

    Knock-Knock Joke Book
    This Knock-Knock book had movable flaps, which I could not get enough of!
  • Dr. Seuss

    Dr. Seuss
    ANY Dr. Seuss Book!! One Fish, Two Fish; Green Eggs and Ham; Horton Hears a Who
  • Singing Books

    Singing Books
    My step- dad tried to get me more interested in books by singing books, reading in entertaining vioces, and haveing us act them out
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
    Loved the imaginative pictures in the book
  • Sing along tapes/ videos

    Sing along tapes/ videos
    Videos that had words running across the screen to sing along with and sing along books that included tapes. Had a Disneyland sing along tape I watched alot!
  • North Oaks Elementary School

    North Oaks Elementary School
    First day of school picture! Kindergarden- 5th grade
    Tracing books for practicing to write letters, mainly entertaining books, simple sentence writing
  • Stellaluna

    This book was a gift that came with a matching stuffed animal, was an entertaining book with facts on bats
  • Martha Speaks Books

    Martha Speaks Books
    Had a series of these books they I would read on my own
  • Grandparents Letters

    Grandparents Letters
    My grandparents would send me letters that they wrote backwards, so I would have to read the letters in a mirror. Loved their letters!
  • Book Fairs

    Book Fairs
    Always bought ton of books at the fair to expand my collection
  • Nancy Drew- Secret of the Old Clock

    Nancy Drew- Secret of the Old Clock
    For a 3rd grade book report project. Read lots of other Nancy Drew books!
  • Hatchet

    I think this is one of the first books I got in trouble for staying up reading through the night ;) cant set the book down
  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders
    One of my first school assigned book I can remeber that included a book analysis
  • Hate writing- love to procrastinate

    Hate writing- love to procrastinate
    Left at home all day in front of a computer and only got a sentence completed. My Mom called me Spongebob based on the episode on Procrastination! haha
  • Harry Potter Series

    Harry Potter Series
    Started reading them late from when they were first released, but catched up quickly! Still reread the Harry Potter series all the time!! The bindings are falling apart! :) love it!
  • Began Canyon Vista Middle School

    Began Canyon Vista Middle School
    6th through 8th grade
    - writing longer papers, learning paper structure (headings, paragraphs, intro, conclusions), how to organize main ideas in papers, content related reading (textbooks)
  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express
    Loved Agatha Christie mysteries. Also, when I started watching scary movies. Total Middle School thing!
  • Holes

    Louis Sachar was my neighbor, so liked reading this book and waching the movie... I still like reading the book before watching the movie
  • The Giver

    The Giver
    Just a good school assigned book
  • Old Man in the Sea

    Old Man in the Sea
    Full of adventure to keep my interest
  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind
  • Westwood High School

    Westwood High School
    9th-12th grade
    - writing longer papers with supported data and evidence, how to conduct research and create works cited documentation, writing style for TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge of Skills), different literature readings (poems, short stories)
  • Great Gatsby

    Great Gatsby
    good short read
  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights
  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
  • Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451
    Gretter instilled my love for books
  • A Separate Peace

    A Separate Peace
    Since it was short we worked on breaking down the book like, highlighting diction, taking notes in the margin, and discussing what will happen next
  • Mythology

    First time reading through Mythology
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
  • Enders Game

    Enders Game
    Really good sci-fi book and its sequal Enders Shadow
  • To-do Lists

    To-do Lists
    I write to-do lists, rewrite to-do lists, and rewrite them again, all the time!!
  • Little Women

    Little Women
    How I got my name from the character Meg. Great book too!
  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    Love the book and the movie
  • Twilight Saga

    Twilight Saga
    Read these books ALL the time!!! Over and over again. At least once a year
  • The Host

    The Host
    Another good sci-fi based in Phoenix, AZ
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Confessions of a Shopaholic
    An example of one of the girly books I like to read over summer time
  • Chronicals of Narnia

    Chronicals of Narnia
    Never read these books when I was younger, so read all of them recently
  • Stieg Larson Trilogy

    Stieg Larson Trilogy
    Fantastic series, cant set these books down! Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Girl Who Played with Fire, and Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest
  • Rewriting notes

    Rewriting notes
    I learn better when i reread notes and all materials over and over again and I do even better when I have the time to rewrite my notes
  • Audiobooks

    Listen to audiobooks on long road trips