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Writers' Block
 
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The Mile Run

Today in gym class, we were supposed to run the mile – outside! We all got bundled up for the cold weather, but when we got to the gym, Coach McSwatt wasn’t there. Instead, a woman named Ms. Bristow said she was our substitute. “You’re not going to run the mile,” she said. “But keep your coats on. You’ll need ‘em. We’re going to …”

Lauren S.
Age 8
Wichita, Kansas
United States

bravely climb that snowy mountain across the street! After all we live in Wyoming." All of the gym class started to groan loudly as they gathered up their ropes, seat harnesses, carabiners, and camming devices. After everbody had their equipment, Ms. Bristow kindly guided them across the street. One of the girls sadly said to Ms. Bristow
 

Amber
Age 8
Wichita, Kansas
United States

"Look at that boy over there trembling." We headed nervously to the mountain. At the bottom of the peak the trembling boy had fallen into the snow. He got back up caked with ...
 

Sean J. Hernandez
Age 10
Covina, California
United States

snow all over his coat. His jacket ripped but he did not get injured! The girl said, "I'm glad he didn't get hurt." Everybody kept going up the mountain, and then they ran into a wolf. One of the girls yelled, "Look Ms. Bristow, a wolf!" The wolf growled really loud. Everybody started running down the mountain. One girl was just standing there. Ms. Bristow yelled, "Come here now!" The girl couldn't move
 

Jenny Jones
Age 10
Erie, PA
United States

because she was scared to death! "Come here now!" demanded Ms. Bristow, but it was no use - the girl was frozen solid. A boy named Billy bravely went up and started pulling her down the mountain,but then all of a sudden he tripped and he and the girl went silding down the slope and snagged on a tree branch. The wolf was getting closer and CLOSER, but then out of the blue came Billy's dog, Ranger! The dog had heard the wolves growling. Ranger was a lot bigger than the wolf and as soon as the were almost nose to nose the wolf realized how huge he really was
 

Emily J.
Age 8
Wichita, KS
United States

and the wolf quickly ran away. The terrified kids slowly slid down the mountain and walked back into the gym. Inside the gym there was a table with hot cocoa and extra marshmallows. As the kids sat down Ms. Bristow made an announcement that the kids would not climb the mountain anymore but tomorrow they would be doing the mile run after all. The end.
 

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