第一节 完形填空 (共20小题；每小题1分，共20分)
Lucky to have him
When I met him, I had a lot of anger inside of me. I never had a father, though in my neighborhood that’s not 1 . I know some kids just like me. You have to 2 yourself. There are fights and killings all the time. I have friends who ended up in jail or pregnant. I could have ended up that way, too, 3 Mr. Clark and my mom wouldn’t let that happen.
Mr. Clark worked long hours, making sure I did my work. My grades rose. In fact, I did so well that in sixth grade, I entered the 4 class, and Mr. Clark was the teacher. I felt so 5 to have him for a second year!
He took our class to see The Phantom of the Opera. Before the show, he 6 us to dinner at a restaurant and taught us not to talk with our mouths full. We didn’t want to let him 7 , so we listened to him attentively.