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  • 8th grade graduation speech

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    My fellow classmen, as we look back on our years here at school we should remember the meaningful words of a fellow class member of mine when she said, "Dude, where's my iPod?" It's hard for me to think of a better way to describe the many layers of adolescence, because deep down aren?t we all "dudes?" Do we not all have our inner "iPods", and are we not constantly searching for them? Now, we're leaving our childhood behind to study the vast sphere we call planet Earth, into the notorious world of

  • My Ascent Into 8th Grade Stardom

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    My Ascent into 8th Grade StardomIt was very hard moving to a new town in the summer of 1994. This event meant having to attend a new middle school and reestablish myself in a new environment. Even though I had moved about every two years of my entire life, that did not make this time any easier. I still had to make new friends and ground myself all over again.Middle School, like most other middle schools, had an "in" crowd. At Crossroads, it was mainly the football players. After I started school

  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Last Day Of The 8th Grade

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    Something that a student would never like to hear, is being told that they are going to repeat the same grade, again. I have gotten this news in the 8th grade, I had failed the final exam to more on, to high school within the regular school year but, then going to summer school and retaking, English class, and retaken the final English exam again. Still failed it, which was horrifying. Going to the last, day of summer school to find out my result. To find out if I passed and moving on to high school

  • The Importance of Effective Writing for an 8th Grade Language Arts Portfolio

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    One of the most important questions in writing is what is effective writing? Well, the definition of effective writing is how well the writing impacted someone, i.e. the reader. You can write whatever you want to, but if it isn’t effective then it is almost pointless. In order to change someone’s opinion or in order to prove them wrong you need to make a large impact with what you are writing. There are six steps in order to make a piece of writing effective. These steps include convincing the reader

  • Correlation between 8th grade mathematic CMT scores and mathematic CAPT scores

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    Correlation between 8th grade mathematic CMT scores and mathematic CAPT scores Introduction: Standardized testing, specifically “high-stakes testing”, has become a topic of debate for many years. “High-stakes testing” is associated with states that require successful performance on a standardized test for graduation, an “exit exam”. Is this the trend in public education? As an educator in Connecticut, should I expect “high-stakes testing” in the future? The State of Connecticut Legislature

  • Application for a Course in Psychology

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    awfully grateful of my parent for bringing me here, sacrificing the best they had for my siblings and me. I have been advanced in math since 3rd grade and advance in science since 8th grade. My school, Columbia Secondary also offer engineering classes like computer science which I am currently taking. I am very well on top of all my classes and I maintain good grades all the time. I would like to be a children psychologist with a PhD in the future. In near future, I wish to be as ahead as possible with

  • Aspects that Affect the U.S. Grading System

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    currently used for evaluating or grading students. Letter grades, A through F, are assigned based on a combination of associated and non-associated assessments of skills. “A” being excellent or good, “B” meaning better than average, and F meaning poor. These letter grades take into account many non-academic elements such as behavior, participation, extra credit, and even attendance. A teacher can put anything they wish into a students’ grade. We are taught, at a very early age, both by educators and

  • Argumentative essay

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    classroom? Well, there are 3 reasons this gum policy: costly gum removal, parents complain about gum on their children’s shoes, clothes, and hair and the parents are not happy about the cleaning bills. There was a questionnaire given to one class in grades 5-8 and 3 of the questions were: how often do you chew gum at school, how do you discard your used gum, and why do you think students put gum under chairs and desks? Do I agree with this ban? No, I don’t agree with this policy because there was never

  • Howard Crumpton and Anne Gregory

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    achieving students being predisposed to low school success, academic factors need to be targeted in order to reverse this pattern. The authors acknowledge that identifying causes for low achievement was critical to predicting outcomes for ninth and tenth grade students on the lower end of the proficiency spectrum in reading. The one constant identified in this study were low achieving students who showed little or no growth during their high school career. The data analysis included a Pearson r correlation

  • Alteration in My Life: Moving to America

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    could tell my opinions clearly and express my emotions very well. I was always bright and cheerful child. However, when I moved to America for 5th grade all this was changed. Different cultures and languages in the United States for three years were like hell. For almost three years I had no friends and I only talked when it was necessary. When I became an 8th grader, I had to move to another school. When I became 7th graders, I barely made some friends, so moving to another school was impossible for