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8th Grade English Language Arts Blog


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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. --Maya Angelou
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things. -- Robert Frost
“Without you,
I am an empty place
where spiders crawl and nothing takes root.” --
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves - and be free. --Cesar Chavez