Personal Narrative: Lessons Learned From An Exceptional Student

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I went from an exceptional student to one who talks back. Since freshman year Mrs. R had been my favorite teacher, even though I did not have her until I was a junior. She was kind and always there if you needed to take a breather in her class, or simply do whatever you needed to on the computer, if it was your lunch. I've heard students complain about how they did not like her and how annoying she was. However, I couldn't understand why they felt that way about Mrs. R. I never saw her the way they did.

Every day I would go to her class, sit quietly and do the assignment given. I was a well mannered student in her class, who you would never hear from, until the middle of senior year. A big assignment was given, the topic was to write an essay
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Or why she addressed the situation the way she did. My excessive questions made her think I was misbehaving and acting out causing her to get angry with me which caused me to retaliate in frustration. I'm not one to blow things out of proportion, I was only trying to figure out what I had to fix and how to fix it. Which caused her to get defensive and react the way she did. Giving her a slight attitude out of anger prior to the third quarter ending almost caused me to fail that marking period. Mainly because our behavior was a majority of our grade.

Since that day I no longer saw her the way freshman Vawica did. The sweet and kind woman I knew had disappeared. As if she never truly existed. It must have been a mask she wore
Memoir Brave 3 exceptionally well. I’ve seen her turn simple situations into something it wasn’t. Suspending students for speaking on something she didn’t agree with, if she felt offended. I thought she would fail me, because she gave out D’s like it was popular. But since I’ve passed all the other marking periods and completed her assignment the way she wanted us to, she had no choice but to pass me. If only she had simply spoke to me calmly and told me how I had to correct my mistakes it truly would not have ended the way it

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