I’m John.I’m in Grade Eight 1.a Rocky Mountain High School. Every 2.M ,I go to the Buddy Club.In the club,older students help new students learn more about the school.My friend Sam is in the 3. (ten) grade.He often listens 4. (careful) to my problems.He always offers 5. (I) some help.He is a hero in my heart.?
We have different 6. (class) every day.On Friday afternoon, our school ends 7. (early) than usual.My friends 8. I often go to the Science Club together.Twice 9. week,we write robot programmes after school.We love making things,so we practice hard each time.Our team 10. (win) two competitions last term.We were very happy.?
Dream House in California is not a house for only one or two children. It’s a house for many 1. (kid).It’s a family.It’s the future.?
Imagine 2. (live) in a hospital for many years because of illness.Imagine that one stays in a cold street 3. (连词)there is no other place to stay. These children need help.4. (代词) need Dream House.?
Many years ago,a little girl named Collin Rose 5. (decide) that when she grew up,she would offer a warm home 6. (介词) those sick and homeless children.When she grew up, she became 7. (冠词) nurse and made her dream come true.In November 2003,Collin Rose set up Dream House.?
Collin’s efforts have 8. (encourage) many people to help sick and homeless children.?
“Every child should have a happy childhood.We may help make these children’s lives 9. (good) than before.Your small help may 10.
(great) change their lives.No help is too small.” Collin Rose said.?
Knowing about different table manners is kind of useful,for you may travel to some other countries.
In India,always wash your 1. (hand) before and after eating. You should eat with your right hand.You can’t waste food.You must finish 2. (eat) everything on your plate.Do not leave the table 3. all guests have finished eating or your host asks you for help.?
In Japan,before you start a meal,wait for your host to tell you three times 4. (begin) eating.5. (young) person at the table should pour drinks for the eldest one first,then the other diners.Never pass food 6. one pair of chopsticks to another. When 7. (woman) pass food with chopsticks from a dish to their mouths,they should put their hands under the food,but men should not.8. you are eating hot noodles,you can make an eating noise. The Japanese believe that this noise can make the food more delicious.?
In Pakistan,you do not begin to have meals until 9. eldest member of the family sits down at the table.Always eat 10. (quiet) enough so that no one else can hear you.Always make bread into pieces before eating it,and use only your right hand.?
My parents know little about high-tech products (高科技产品).Computers, mobile phones (手机),iPads,iWatches...They can’t 1. any of them!?
Every time I’m home for a holiday,my parents ask me how to take a photo on their mobile phones again and again.They 2. forgetting or getting it wrong! These days my mom is busy with her Facebook.In my opinion,parents should not have Facebook 3. they can’t use it,and should never be “friends” with 4.
children!My mom only has 11 “friends”—two of them are my sister and me!And she likes to comment (评论) on 5. we do!This makes me crazy (发疯的)!I can’t stand it!?
When I arrived home for Christmas last year,my mom gave me a piece
of paper.6. it,she wrote the things she wanted to learn before I
7. .No.1 was “How do I create a folder (文件夹) on my computer?”
—something I learned at primary school!?
Sometimes I get 8. when my mom asks me (for the hundredth
time) 9. to do something on her computer.But I try to stay
patient (耐心的) and help her.Now she has started to ask my sister for
10. too,so she isn’t always asking me!?
John and James were best friends.They used to 1. (fight)for many reasons,but they still are good friends.?
One day,they reached a desert (沙漠) but they had only a little water.John told James 2. (save) water for later use.However, James wanted to drink the water as he was very thirsty (渴的).John hit James.James 3. (write) on the sand (沙子),“My best friend hit me!” And they walked on without 4. (talk).?
They 5. (final) reached a river.James was so happy and had a lot of fun in the water.But he was a bit 6. (care) and began to drown (溺水).John ran to him and saved him.James thanked John and wrote something on the rock (岩石).It was “My best friend saved my life!”?
John asked,“Why were you 7. (write) all these here?” ?
James replied,“You hit me,and I wrote that on the sand.When the wind 8. (come),it will blow that away.Just now you saved me,and I wrote that on the rock,so it will 9. (keep)forever!” ?
We should forget about the bad things between 10. (friend) and remember the good ones.?
Do you have any family members or friends who live 1. ? Now
many people come to China to look for the roots of their families. They 2. come from the United States,Canada,England and Germany. Mrs.Sun is a Chinese woman,and she 3. abroad for fifty years. Her father is a Chinese farmer.He 4. when Mrs.Sun was only seven years old.She 5. by her uncle to America and has lived abroad ever since.?
She is a famous singer now in America.Every time she 6. in
public,thousands of her fans never miss the chance to see her.She is also a poet and a lot of people are deeply moved by her 7. .She often says she is in 8. of her ancestors’roots.She has never forgotten her 9. .She hopes that she will be able to go back to her hometown 10. ,and she will go to her father’s grave.?
When doing Christmas shopping,Joy came across(偶遇) Nick,the least
popular student in school because he wore strange clothes and had a
face only a mother could love.
After dinner,Joy’s family went 1. church for the Christmas Eve
service.A man with Bible(圣经)read a story about Jesus,who came 2.
(help) people on Earth.Joy’s thoughts kept turning back to Nick.It must be terrible to be lonely on Christmas Day with his
parents dead.3. (tear) started to run down her cheeks but she
brushed them away.?
That night,while everyone else 4. (sleep) like a baby,Joy was thinking ways to help Nick.As soon as she heard her parents get up,she 5. (quick) jumped out of bed.She told 6.
about Nick.Then she asked,“Shall we invite him over today?” “Sure,” said her mother,who was always happy 7. guests came. Her father smiled.?
When Joy called Nick two hours later,he was deeply 8. .
(move).He joined them for dinner.To Joy’s surprise,she enjoyed 9.
(spend) time with him.Joy came to understand sharing Christmas cheer is the 10. (great) joy to Nick,even to the whole world.?
I was walking around in a big store,when I saw a shop assistant
1. (talk) to a boy of 5 or 6 years old.The assistant said,
“I’m sorry,but you don’t have enough money 2. (buy) this
doll.” Then the little boy turned to me and asked,“Uncle,are you
sure I don’t have enough money?” ?
I counted his money and 3. (reply),“My dear,who do you
want to give this doll to?” “I want to give the doll to my sister
for her birthday.I have to give the doll to my mom so that she 4.
(give) it to my sister.”His eyes were so sad while he 5.
“My sister 6. (go) to be with God (上帝).My mom 7.
(meet) God very soon too.All was because of a traffic accident.” My heart nearly stopped.The little boy looked up at me and said,“I told my mom 8. (not go) there. I need her to wait until I come back from the store.” ?
I quickly reached for my money and said to the boy,“Let’s 9. (check) it again,maybe you have enough money for the doll.” He agreed and smiled.I added some of my money to his without him 10. (see) and we started to count it.There was enough for the doll.The little boy became very excited.?
I left the shop with tears in my eyes,feeling that my life had been changed forever.
is going to meet/will meet
not to go
Over 2,000 years ago,in China,there lived a boy called Confucius. When he was 1.o three,his father died.His mother was very poor. In those days people had to pay to go to school and his mother did not have enough 2.m to send him.?
As Confucius grew up,he wanted to learn things.So he 3.d________ to teach himself.Unfortunately he was a strange-looking boy.The other children pointed and made fun of him.They called him names and laughed at him.Confucius got very upset,but he was a kind,gentle boy and did not fight 4.b .?
Confucius did not play with other children.He went off to talk to holy men in the temple and learned from them.He 5.t to artists and musicians and learned from them.If he tried to do something difficult,he kept trying over and over again 6.u he learned how to do it.In this way the boy taught himself to read and 7.w and learned lots of interesting things.Confucius grew up to be a very 8.c man.?
When he was a man,Confucius became the ruler of the city of Changtu. People were very 9.h ,when he was their leader.He used his abilities and skills in a 10.w way.?
People sometimes call him the greatest man who ever lived.We still remember many of his sayings today.