5 Incredible Things You’ll Learn in Sixth Grade

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Author's Note: 5 Incredible Things You'll Learn in Sixth Grade

How well I remember sixth grade. Some days, my hair glistened in the sunlight that filtered through the skylights as I walked the hallways filled with admirers. I even remembered my locker combination on the first try.

Others days, for no clear reason at all, I felt so awkward, it was nearly impossible to walk into a classroom, like I'd been stupefied. When I did manage to will myself onward, it was only with the certainty that everyone was staring at my ungainliness, ready to mock me for the rest of my schooldays. There was no way I was normal. Except that I was. And every other sixth grader was, too.

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