Monthly Archives: May 2011

Thesaurus Statement?

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

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Jail Bird

Situation: Student sitting dazed in class. Student to Spaced-Out Student: You’re going to do great in prison.

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“Wood” you pass this kid?

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.

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Summer in 90 minutes

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.

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