Gemma is excited about her first day of school. She imagined kindergarten as a place where she would make new friends, play, and where she would be the gem of the class. When the teacher gathers the class for introductions, Gemma is eager to be one of the first to speak. However, when another classmate speaks before her, Gemma becomes shy and feels a little intimidated by the other classmate. She soon learns her first lesson at school.