The Freedom Writers Diary - Chapter III, Sophomore Year - Fall 1995 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter III, Sophomore Year - Fall 1995 Summary and Analysis

This chapter begins with an eye-opening entry by Gruwell. She reveals that some of the teachers dislike her and her teaching style. They're offended because of the media attention Gruwell's students receive, the same students the teachers openly criticize.

Gruwell draws a parallel between the stereotype her students deal with and the treatment she's receiving from her peers. They call her "hot shot" and call John Tu her "sugar daddy." She states that she understands why almost half of new teachers leave teaching within the first few years of beginning their career.

She went so far as to interview for a new position at another high school, but her principal called her on it. "All the teachers are out to get me," she stated. However her principal pointed out that her...

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