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American Dream

  • Course: English 3
  • Professor: Mrs. Runyon
  • School: Normal Community High School
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 Many people in the world have an idea about the American Dream. Some people’s American Dream is to help people who are in need to be successful in life while others may dream of making a lot of money. The key to the American Dream for most people is attaining that dream job. However, it can’t be just any job; it usually includes having a job where one feels successful and comes with minimal stress. It gives people determination to be their best. In order to figure out what job I might best be suited for, I took the Gregorc Learning Style Inventory test, and it showed that I am a concrete random learner. Therefore, I enjoy establishing relationships with others, seeing possibilities, gaining ideas, and being competitive. Hence, my dream job would be to become a physical education (PE) teacher. Most people think they know what being a PE teacher is all about, but some may find that the job is more involved than they realized. First of all, according to Career Cruising, a vocational website, “Physical education teachers educate their students about good sportsmanship, teamwork, personal fitness, and how to lead a healthy and active lifestyle” (“Physical Education Teacher”). Being a PE teacher requires knowing about students and their abilities. “A physical education teacher teaches students how to keep their bodies fit through good health practices and exercise” (“Becoming a Physical Education Teacher”).  They organize games and challenges that promote physical activity for children and young adults from kindergarten to high school. Secondly, there are many responsibilities that PE teachers have. PE teachers need to be able to adjust their curricula and to adapt to children with disabilities or different physical abilities (Bold). For example, if the weather outside was effecting the activity played, the PE teacher would need to be able to change the plans by planning something inside. Another responsibility that a PE teacher has is having strong...
Many people in the world have an idea about the American Dream. Some people’s
American Dream is to help people who are in need to be successful in life while others may
dream of making a lot of money. The key to the American Dream for most people is attaining
that dream job. However, it can’t be just any job; it usually includes having a job where one
feels successful and comes with minimal stress. It gives people determination to be their best. In
order to figure out what job I might best be suited for, I took the Gregorc Learning Style
Inventory test, and it showed that I am a concrete random learner. Therefore, I enjoy establishing
relationships with others, seeing possibilities, gaining ideas, and being competitive. Hence, my
dream job would be to become a physical education (PE) teacher.
Most people think they know what being a PE teacher is all about, but some may find that
the job is more involved than they realized. First of all, according to Career Cruising, a
vocational website, “Physical education teachers educate their students about good
sportsmanship, teamwork, personal fitness, and how to lead a healthy and active lifestyle”
(“Physical Education Teacher”). Being a PE teacher requires knowing about students and their
abilities. “A physical education teacher teaches students how to keep their bodies fit through
good health practices and exercise” (“Becoming a Physical Education Teacher”). They organize
games and challenges that promote physical activity for children and young adults from
kindergarten to high school. Secondly, there are many responsibilities that PE teachers have. PE
teachers need to be able to adjust their curricula and to adapt to children with disabilities or
different physical abilities (Bold). For example, if the weather outside was effecting the activity
played, the PE teacher would need to be able to change the plans by planning something inside.
Another responsibility that a PE teacher has is having strong listening and speaking skills.
Besides being knowledgeable about an activity, they need to be able to communicate and