The Transition Of Middle School Essay

2150 Words Mar 8th, 2015 9 Pages
The transition from middle school to high school is a big one. It is one of the final steps students take toward the real world. Sadly, some don 't make it through this transition. There are ways to lessen the burden, one is possibly chunking the main classes into short demonstration classes to prepare for the transition. This would allow them to become more accustomed to the different mindsets and atmosphere of the new school, and therefore allow them to become better prepared for the next year. The younger middle schoolers could even receive helpful study tips from their older and more experienced high school counterparts whom have gone through the transition they are preparing for and whom know what things they should do so as to be better prepared for the upcoming changes. The high school students could even help explain some of the cultural differences between middle school and high school, because, in a lot of ways, going from middle school to high school is very similar to the experience of moving from one tiny country with its own laws and culture, to a very similar larger country with its own slightly different laws and customs. A possible solution to the problem of the failing transition from middle school to high school is to have the middle school students, for one or two weeks, experience a core curriculum class or two a day for an hour or two so as to allow them to become accustomed to the way a high school classroom operates and to see the difference in…

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