steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
"his perseverance with the technique illustrates his single-mindedness"
synonyms:persistence, tenacity, determination, staying power, indefatigability,steadfastness, purposefulness;
Why did this come about? I have heard a lot of talk from students lately about choosing not to take classes because they are too 'hard'. Although I can relate to being overburdened with difficult work, I also want to point out that there is a difference between HARD and CHALLENGING. HARD is a class that is nearly impossible to pass. CHALLENGING is a class you know you will still do well in but the teacher may be asking you to rise above anything you have accomplished before. THIS will prepare you for the life you will have beyond high school.
For this week's journal I would like you write about this topic for FIVE MINUTES MINIMUM.