Quote of the Week #2

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt. That is this week’s quote. A few of my teachers have this quote hanging up on a poster and I always wondered what it meant, so when I started the Quote of the week, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to find out.

I think that it means that nobody can make you feel bad or that you don’t belong without your permission. It is important to remember that it doesn’t matter what other people think about you as long you feel good about yourself, which is why I chose it.

Nature’s Sounds

Shhhhhh…do you hear that? That is the gentle sound of water trickling over rocks. I love listening to the sounds of nature, but I think my favorites are rain and the sound of water in a stream.

Whenever I go camping, I love to stay up at night and listen to the sounds of nature, from the sound of crickets chirping to the soft rustle of the leaves in the trees. Sometimes I like to just sit on my porch and read with mother nature’s music playing in the wind.

Do you have a favorite sound? Comment what it is!

Quote of the Week

I have decided to start something called Quote of the Week. Every few weeks, on Saturday, I will put up a new quote on the tagline (which is below the blog title), and write a little about why I chose it and what it means to me. Also, sometimes, quotes can help with writing inspiration.

This week’s quote is “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss. To me, this quote means that you shouldn’t spend all your time worrying about one thing. I chose it because I think that it’s important to remember to live your life to the fullest.

Should Kids Have Homework?

Do you ever have to bring your homework home over the weekends? Is your bag always full of sheets you need to work on? You wouldn’t have to worry about that if we did not have any homework. Some people who disagree say, “Kids should be able to review what they learned in school.”

The first reason is because when kids have homework, it takes up a lot of their time. It can interfere with kids’ social life, like spending time with friends or family, or sports practice. It could also get in the way with other things like chores or important events.

The second reason is that it doesn’t make a difference. Studies have shown that test scores have not dropped for students who don’t have homework. Their scores stay the same or sometimes improve. For example, students in other countries have less or no homework but their scores are still better than counties that do give homework.

My last reason is that homework is stressful. Kids might stay up all night wondering if they did good or bad. Sometimes students have to work all through the night because of an overload of homework. This could cause a child to be tired and sleepy a throughout class and miss an important bit of information. They might also mess up on a quiz because of loss of sleep.

In conclusion, we shouldn’t have homework because it takes too much time, it doesn’t make a difference, and it is stressful. What do you think about this topic? Please comment your thoughts!