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My Teacher, Poetry

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Instructor's Note

In her literacy narrative, Rebecca Kersjes successfully uses detail, dialogue, and description to tell a story about her road to becoming a literate person. Her journey through time ends in the present day, helping to tease out the significance of her story. It can be often be difficult to convey critical thinking through story telling. If you were peer reviewing this essay, what advice might you give Rebecca to increase the evidence of critical thinking in her story?

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About the Author

Rebecca Kersjes is a third-year Language Arts Education major from Cincinnati, Ohio. Over the years, Rebecca developed a love for writing poems, but currently her favorite style of creative writing is nonfiction prose. In her free time, she enjoys spending time exploring the woods or baking with friends.



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