8th Grade Research Paper

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“No one knows what he can do until he tries” One of the most valuable life lessons in “No one knows what he can do until he tries.” When it came to school, I never tried my hardest. Whenever I didn’t understand something, I would become discouraged and give up. My absence of effort showed in my grades. However, in high school, I began to learn that if you truly give something your all, you can succeed. I always received good grades in elementary school. I had admirable teachers and the work was easy. My teachers were also flexible when it came to turning in work. I thought that middle school would be exactly the same. I was in for a big surprise. When middle school began, I thought I was right at first. The work was pretty easy and if I failed a test, my teachers would let me re-take it. However, when the first semester…show more content…
I started paying attention in school and doing more of my homework. I still struggled somewhat in school but my grades were still staying steady. I managed to keep my habits throughout the whole year. I finished the school year with my grades all being 85’s and up. 9th grade was when I thought it was really my time to shine. I realized that I would need good grades in high school to get into a good college. I began to have study plans and a set schedule for sleep, homework, and studying. I managed to make good grades for my freshman year. It felt great to have good grades and to know that I tried my best to make it happen. From 6th grade to 9th grade, I learned that if I actually tried my hardest, then I could succeed. I choose the maxim “No one knows what he can do until he tries” because I never knew what I could actually achieve academically until I tried and truly gave my all. I believe that if you don’t think you can do it, you should ask if you are truly trying your hardest. I hope that people can learn from my mistakes and give it their

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