“When you were in lower school, what was something that you were excited about for fifth grade? How do you feel about it now that you’ve done it? Ben: I was excited for fifth grade. But at the time, I was completely unaware that I would switch schools. It is really hard, and and major sacrifice. I had to make new friends all over again. Eccept that this time, it was easier. I don’t know why though.
What was something about fifth grade that you were a little nervous or worried about? How do you feel about it now?
Ben: I felt nervous about getting higher expectations. I have to admit, I was scared of change. To this day I still am wee bit scared of change.
What is something about which you are still a little nervous or worried? What might you do to feel a little less nervous or worried?
Ben: I feel like I might get less scared of fire. For I have had pyrophobia (a fear of fire) for the past 3 years.
What is something that you haven’t done yet in middle school about which you are excited? What are you excited about it?”
Ben: I am excited to be able to be in the school plays.