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Share about a teacher who made a positive difference in your day, week, year, or life.
Convincing, concrete details that go beyond the obvious. Ample and varied examples or a single powerful example clearly demonstrate the teacher’s significant impact.
Author’s passion for raising their voice to recognize this teacher is clear and compelling. The students word choices create writing that is lively, expressive, and engaging. The author’s voice shines through in the writing.
Interacts with and engages the reader in ways that reveal the author’s own personality, making unique choices to reach the audience. Memorable.