while Nicky was paying attention in class Teresa was sleeping
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This lead to her getting bad grades.
Mr.Stone called Teresa to talk to her about her grade.He told her how she should work harder to get better grades and about the importance of having grit.
Teresa you are failing because you don't pay attention in class and give up on doing the assignments i give you.You lack grit
To have grit is to have the passion and perseverance to not give up in the face of obstacles to reach the goals you want to achieve.To have grit is to have the determination to able to succeed and make a better future for your self.
I'm going to work harder to do better in class.
Teresa was inspired by what her teacher had told her and decided to study more and work harder in class to get better grades.
In the end Teresa's hard work payed off as she ended up with a A in the class and was awarded the most improved student award