Keiths Childhood

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Since the age of 6 Keith has been very interested in reading and writing and does very well in that area. Ever since he was little I made sure that I read and talked to Keith every night; I wanted him to have a good vocabulary and be able to be sociable. I think because of that he is sociable and does very well with reading and talking to people. When he started school he learned and gained more interests in science, because of this interest he is looking forward to his fifth grade science trip; he is enthusiastic about most of the science topics. Keith hasn't always been good with math but seems to be improving alot on it; the report said that he’s at the appropriate grade level. Actually in my surprise Keith is at grade level for music, I remember when he was in kindergarten he had no musical abilities at all, but I wanted to work with him on that so we got him a clarinet to help him work on this particular subject.
Keith's fifth grade class is just about to leave on the fifth grade science camp trip (a week spent in cabins in the mountains). The fifth grade teachers have been preparing the kids for weeks, alternating with each other in the teaching of science units on ecology, astronomy, geology, botany and zoology. The kids are also learning all of the rules of camp (they will have to keep their cabin clean, wash dishes, turn the lights out at 9, etc). This is Keith's first extended stay away from home. Keith has been very involved in gathering all of the clothes, supplies, etc he will need for the trip, and is enthusiastic about most of the science topics. You figure it will be a great hands-on science experience and a good life-experience as well.

I think that Keith has two different behaviors when it comes to school and home. At home he cooperates really well and only needs a little discipline when it comes to cleaning up or if he just doesn’t want to do…...

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