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Coping with Stree Essay

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Lukeitta Clark Intro to College Reading and Writing Essay Assignment

Stress can happen to anyone. My 11 year old son has been faced with his own bout of stress this school year in the form he calls “7 th grade”. Scott started school at the age of two and has always been an honor student. He never had a problem with learning, that is until 7 th grade came about. I never even imagined that kids can become stressed out. School is supposed to be a fun time in life, carefree and a learning experience. Scott began talking at the tender age of 9 months. This was all due to the fact that his grandmother was a teacher and had been working on the alphabet, letters, numbers and shapes when he was first born. By 9 months Scott not only was able to walk, he was also reciting the full Pledge of Allegiance. We knew at that point that he would be no ordinary child. At the age of two he was holding full conversations and becoming more than a handful at home. We knew he needed to be in school. After completing Pre K 1 at two years old, Scott went on to start Kindergarten at Westminster Community Charter School. All the teachers were instantly impressed with his vocabulary, knowledge of numbers, colors and shapes. He proved to indeed be a gifted child. Reading above grade level in Kindergarten brought a lot of attention his way. He was the first student in kindergarten to be asked to recite a speech at the holiday assembly. Scott remained an honor student all the way through grade 4 and never showed any signs of academic trouble until fifth grade. At this point he started to get a little bored in school which then lead to behavior problems and no focus. He had no desire to be an honor student. His only focus was on video games and being class clown. Lets just say at this point I became a regular at his school.

When his grades began to decline, we all tried to figure out the cause of this problem. Scotts' only response was “ My teachers just don't like me”. He didn't wanna...

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