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Too shy to speak

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  • 1. Too shy to speak How literacy changed me
  • 2. Baby Steps Step One
  • 3. Baby and Adolescent years
  • 4. Baby and Adolescent years I was always crying if my mom wasn’t around because I could never be comfortable around other people
  • 5. Elementary School I didn’t have many friends because I thought no one liked me… when really I was too shy to open up
  • 6. Baby Steps Step two
  • 7. YearsJunior High School
  • 8. Social life became harder to deal with  More pressure to fit in and make friends  I became much more aware of how shy I really was  By the end of junior high school…nothing changed
  • 9. More Teen Years High School
  • 10. Freshman Year at Brockton High School 1000+ more students + being shy= MISER Y!
  • 11. Sophomore Year Everything Changed
  • 12. MRS.NELSON Sophomore Year
  • 13. Mrs. Nelson Our first assignment Write an autobiography about yourself an present it to the class YIKES!!!!!!
  • 14. The BIG day I made sure I was the last to present. I was extremely nervous! My hands were shaking an I was a wreck! I took a deep breath and completed my presentation
  • 15. SUCCESS!!!!!! Although that presentation alone didn’t immediately change me but it was the beginning of the new me! With each and every assignment I began to be more open and social in the classroom as well as outside the class I no longer was Too shy to speak
  • 16. Work cited  http://renee- mentalimages.blogspot.com/2010/02/get ting-real-and-being-cry-baby.html  http://bobbillz.blogspot.com/search?upda ted-max=2010-09-28T14%3A22%3A00- 04%3A00&max-results=10  http://blog.mkf.org/2010/09/09/sharing- stories-for-social-change/  http://roehamptonstudent.com/news/inde x.php?page=article&news_id=165593  http://highwaytosuccess.unm.edu/