Sunday, 14 October 2007
12:54:12 PM (GMT)
I cant beleve this! I have to repeat 7th grade! Please Help me! I am so confused!
-Anonumus, Grade Repeater
Dear Grade Repeater
Some kids need to repeat a grade in school. This means if you're in third grade,
you have to do third grade again next year, instead of moving on to fourth grade. No
one wants to repeat a grade, but if this happens to you, you're not the only one.
Why Some Kids Have to Repeat
Most kids need to repeat a grade because they are having trouble with the work or
other stuff they need to do in that grade. Some kids may have learning disabilities
If it's you that must repeat a grade, you might be thinking: "Is everyone really
moving on without me?" Repeating a grade might make you sad, angry, or both. It can
be stressful. You might be upset because you won't be in class with all of your
friends. Try talking with your mom or dad, a teacher, or a school counselor if you're
having these feelings. If you are worried about missing your friends, try to set up
playdates or other times when you can play together. Ask for a parent's help with
With school, set a goal for yourself and keep working toward it bit by bit. Ask for
help if you need it, and you'll get there!
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