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reflections

Fahrenheit 451 Essay

     I have just finished reading a book by Ray Bradbury called Fahrenheit 451. It really made me think about the true meaning of freedom and censorship. In the book, Montag says to his wife, Mildred, “We need not to be left alone. We need to be really bothered once in awhile.” I chose … Continue reading »

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Friendship to Love

     Mrs. Teitelbaum wanted me to post this essay on the Book Thief because she thought it was so good. It is basically about how Rudy and Liesel’s friendship progressed to love. I hope you enjoy!      As many of you know from the book, Liesel and Rudy became friends instantly when they … Continue reading »

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Judge a Book By It’s Cover

You know how everyone is always telling you to not judge a book by it’s cover? Well, in Mrs. Teitelbaum’s class we were reading a book called Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer.  Let’s just say I should’ve judged the book by it’s cover. It looked very stupid from the cover of the book, … Continue reading »

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Impact, Change, and Reality… all in a Wave?

In class, we just finished reading a book called The Wave. Our assignment was to write a reflection on whether we were for The Wave or against it. Here are my thoughts on it. Most people think of a wave as part of the ocean, but it is something much more. A wave can represent … Continue reading »

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The Power of Words

     In Language Arts, the 6th grade class just finished reading a book called Out of my Mind by Sharon M. Draper. She is an amazing author and puts you on the edge of your seat for every page. In my opinion this book is actually one of the best books I have ever read besides The Paladin … Continue reading »

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Warming The Body and Soul

On Friday, the sixth grade class went to The Coves to make blanket with the senior citizens. Personally, I love going to The Coves because it means I get to spend time with other people it makes me feel good inside. Here’s some reflection on what we did at The Coves and what we think … Continue reading »

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The Paladin Prophecy

I just finished reading a book called The Paladin Prophecy and I am not exaggerating when I say that it is one of the best books I have ever read in my life. It is filled with action, suspense, and adventure around every corner. For those of you who don’t know, a paladin is a holy … Continue reading »

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Retreating to the Retreat

Yesterday, the whole middle school got back from the retreat. It was so fun and there is so much to tell. The retreat started on Monday and Itamar and I were super tired because we had just gotten back from Portland, Maine for a cousin’s bar mitzvah. The retreat was in Clayton, Georgia at a … Continue reading »

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Tracing the Past is Like Knowing the Future

    The first humans on this earth lived alone. They struggled to survive because it was the ice age so everything was cold. People also struggled to survive because they lived alone. People were nomads back then so they always had to keep moving because food would run out in one place and they would have … Continue reading »

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Jumping into Algebra

This week in math, we started working on algebra. At first, it was really complicated. I started to get the hang of it today. Now, it does not seem that hard but, I know I still have a long way to go before I will understand it. In class, we did games like a contest … Continue reading »

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