Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18Get Off to a Good Start We’ve talked about some of the big changes you face in middle school. Now let’s talk about the whole reason you’re in school to begin with—to learn! Middle school will probably be more challenging than elementary school (but more interesting). And your grades will be more important than ever. There’s no better time to set goals for yourself than at the beginning of a new school year. Setting academic goals will give you something to work towards in your classes. Think about what grade you want to get in each class and write it down. While you’re at it, write down any other goals you have—like having all of your homework done by 8:30. Set Goals all of your homework done by 8:30. My goals are to do every homework assignment and to get all As and Bs this quarter. I have this bad habit of slacking off at the beginning of the year. Then after a few weeks I get all stressed out because my grades are lousy and I’m behind. This year I started off doing all of my homework—and I am going to have some awesome grades this quarter. Advice Expert 3 # 10