8th Grade Authors




Quotes of the Week


August 27th, 2012
"Never Say Never" -Justin Bieber


1.) What is Justin Bieber trying to say or get at when he says "Never Say Never"
2.)Why do you think he says that?
3.) How does this make you feel when you read it?
-Dalton Kramer



September 4, 2012

"Never give up and never give in." -Hubert H. Humphrey


1.) Do you agree with this? Why/why not?
2.) Think of time when you didn't give up. How did it make you feel? Did you succeed in the end. Describe the situation.
-Mariah Kluesner

September, 10th, 2012
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan


1. Have you ever failed at something? What was it?
2. Did you try again and did you succeed?
3. Have you ever thought about giving up, but you kept trying and you were successful? What was it?


-Ethan Hammerand


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