Monthly Archives: May 2011
Situation: Student asks for an answer during a test. Student 1: What’s the last sentence of an essay’s introductory paragraph called? Teacher: Because I want you to do well, it’s called the “thesis statement.” Student 2: You should have told … Continue reading
Situation: Student sitting dazed in class. Student to Spaced-Out Student: You’re going to do great in prison.
Situation: A student sees antlers on a table and digs himself a grave. Student: Are those made of wood? Teacher: What animal do you know that grows wood? Student: A tree.
Situation: Conducting a creative writing class and a student amidst an attack of ADHD is spaced out. Teacher: It’s amazing at what can’t be accomplished some periods. Student: Hey, I’ve planned my whole summer vacation just now.