Student Samples: Middle School
Before I Go...
by Corina, eighth grade writer
Someday I would like
and try all the
Different kinds of food.
I would also like to own a
Record player and every
Record from Black Sabbath.
I want to learn how to drive.
I want to own a van,
So I can travel with people I enjoy being around.
I want to go on a
igh roller coaster ride.
I’d like to own a pet snake
That doesn’t grow too big
I want to learn how to swim.
I want to forget things I never wanted to know.
Most of all…
I want to graduate from high school.
My Bucket List
by Carmello, eighth grade writer
I really want
To be with my family before I pass away and make sure that
My grandchildren have a better way of living than
My friends to happier than me
And don’t pass at a
My wife to not cry when I’m gone
Because I will be looking after her
And my children when I’m
The best education I can have
And teach children a better way
To be a soccer player because I want to break Pele’s record
To be a movie star because I would be bigger than
To be a rock star because my music would bring inspiration to people
And a message that they can
To be a Reggae singer because my music will be about not fighting but
To direct a movie because it will be the best movie the people of earth have
To run my own company because it will be the biggest company in
To become a football player because I will be the best football
To travel to Mexico City because I want to see the
Aztec temples and watch the sunset behind the