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My Favorite Teacher

My 3rd grade teacher was a very caring woman. I remember every day after school she would give us big hugs and say goodbye as we exited through the door of the small portable. Since Mill Creek Elementary had become more popular than expected, they had to expand with cheap portables that looked decent, but stunk of plaster and fresh wood. I suppose it was the fresh paint that was poorly layered upon them, but one could not really tell the difference at that age. Her kindness also was vibrant in the way she teached. Always was she complimenting our work and gaining the patience to step through math problems, even if it meant doing it for the third time. Sympathizing with us was fairly easy for her, because for some reason, she knew what it was like-at that age, and with our thought process. I always admired her for that. Not only was she caring, kind, and sympathetic, but she was intelligent, thoughtful, and creative as well.

That third grade year is something I remember the most of my elementary year. Even though the rest of my teachers had been great, Mrs. Roberts was my favorite. Mostly because she taught us extremely fun stuff. She even organized for us to create a historical book on Everett, in which through a grant proposed by us, we were able to create a book of historical buildings in Everett. We were given the chance to photograph every building, write a summary of information and background on that building and compiled it's overall look. All of which Mrs. Roberts was largely responsible for arranging. Without her, we would have never experienced that, and I think that changed the rest of my life. It certainly made me more mature and confident in myself, since after it was published, each one of us received a copy to 'show off'. She also introduced us into some very interesting art forms. Such as blotch painting. Which was where we painted something in water colors, onto a cloth, soaked the cloth into a special solution, th...

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