Narrative Essay About Becoming A Teacher

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The blaring sun forced my eyes to squint, leaving me with no other choice but to grab my sunglasses. The penetration of it interrupted my usual day dreaming. It was early afternoon in the middle of summer, and I was more than appreciative of the beautiful weather. It was not too hot, nor too cold, which put me in a calming state of mind. However, my eyes felt the effect of the radiating sun. Still squinting, I let out a sigh as I sluggishly leaned over the hammock. With my arm flailing around, I attempted to grab the glasses, but to no avail. After a meager amount of time had passed, I finally found the ambition to stand up and grab the glasses. My legs were wobbly from the lack of movement I had while on the hammock, but thankfully I was able …show more content…
After high school, I had planned to further my education by attending the University of Regina and eventually becoming a teacher. This plan had been in place for years, but every day it became more concrete. All throughout elementary school, the idea of becoming a teacher fascinated me. I thought back to a time in grade seven where I was able to help the kindergartens during their lunch hour. Although my hour of lunch was cut short, I continued to volunteer there as often as I could. Even though I had no interest in teaching elementary, I was still eager for any sort of experience that I could …show more content…
At the time, it seemed ridiculous that I would ever consider other careers. However, I was proven wrong on that seemingly perfect day while I was nicely nestled in the hammock. The realization appeared out of thin air and left me baffled. I felt as though someone had reached down into my throat and stole my only means of air. Suddenly, out of nowhere, all I could think about was how much I did not want to be a teacher. Minutes before, I was picturing the same old dream of going into education, but abruptly that dream was shattered. I could not think of reason to continue such a silly idea. It became apparent to me that teaching simply was not a suitable option for my

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