Listen, I've made tons of mistakes in my life but here's one that i'll never forget.
Back when I was in fifth grade, I didn’t do what I had to do. I would be a hypocrite always talk back to teachers and be disrespectful to my peers, most of the time it was just fun banter. Any time I would try and make an attempt to behave, it would never work; and I would just end up giving up and getting upset. As a result, I was failing most of my classes, but at the time it didn’t cross my mind that i would’ve had to repeat the grade. Most of the time I would just sit at the back of the class and not do my work or distract others. I acquired a reputation for myself as the class clown.
During my years of fifth grade, there was a rule where, if you rack up to 10 extensions, you would have saturday extension. If you got up to 16, you would be …show more content…
So when the last day of school came, I was scared that I would be Retained because I didn’t do my work throughout the year. So, when I was handed my report card, I had a feeling I was getting left back. I struggled with math and science A LOT; BUT when I looked at it, it said i had to go to summer school. I was so grateful at that moment because my teachers have given me another chance. They knew how smart I was when i put my mind to it. With that I was optimistic because I knew that my teacher had faith within me and knew that if I put my mind to things that I can accomplish great things. At that very moment i realized all the mistakes I have made. I didn’t ever want it to happen again, so I did what I had to do in the grades further on and never had to go through