Semester 1 – Sentences of the Week


#1:  His room smelled of cooked grease, Lysol, and age.(Maya Angelou, “I Know Why

      the Caged Bird Sings”)


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#2:  “I feel braver when I’m around you, you know,” he says. “Like I could actually fit in

       here, the same way you do.”  (Veronica Roth, Divergent)


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#3:  There are two choices at this time: run away or fight.




#4:  We have learned so much; we have so far to go.  (Dave Pelzer, A Child Called It)




#5:  “Forty-four percent of stressed people lose sleep every night.” (“Stress is Killing



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#6:  Arguably, Led  Zeppelin’s song “Stairway to Heaven” from their untitled fourth

      album (sometimes referred to as Led Zeppelin IV), is the best rock song of all time.


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