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Too shy to speak Too shy to speak Presentation Transcript

  • Too shy to speak
    How literacy changed me
  • Baby Steps
    Step One
  • Baby and Adolescent years
  • Baby and Adolescent years
    I was always crying if my mom wasn’t around because I could never be comfortable around other people
  • Elementary School
    I didn’t have many friends because I thought no one liked me… when really I was too shy to open up
  • Baby Steps
    Step two
  • Teen Years
    Junior High School
  • 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
  • More Teen Years
    High School
  • Freshman Year at Brockton High School
    1000+ more students + being shy=
    MISERY!
  • SophomoreYear
    Everything Changed
  • Mrs.nelson
    Sophomore Year
  • Mrs. Nelson
    Our first assignment
    Write an autobiography about yourself an present it to the class
    YIKES!!!!!!
  • 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
  • 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
  • Work cited
    http://renee-mentalimages.blogspot.com/2010/02/getting-real-and-being-cry-baby.html
    http://bobbillz.blogspot.com/search?updated-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/index.php?page=article&news_id=165593
    http://highwaytosuccess.unm.edu/