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Jesus.

Student: If Jesus can walk on water, and Humans are 70% water. Then if I walk on humans, am I 70% Jesus? Advertisements

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Christ Doesn’t Give Autographs

Situation: A literature teacher takes a van load of kids to Bookman’s, a store for buying and trading books and music, to peruse the shelves. The task at hand is to trade old books, text and paperback, for novels that have … Continue reading

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God Love Chick Lit.!!!

Situation: Student catching up on Chick Lit. reading while others in the middle of a creative writing assignment. Needless to say, the comment stopped all progress and put everyone into stitches. Girls laughed. Boys, well, smiled, thoughts elsewhere. Student: This … Continue reading

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Phew! Close. But not ALL the way closed.

Situation: American Literature instructor asks students to read an excerpt from a short story. Student: “…but we don’t have to read the whole thing, right? Cause we’re not in English class, we’re in American Lit, right?”

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Gold Star For You, And Glitter For You

Situation: To try a hand at comedy, drama students are asked to enter the classroom one at a time with an original one-liner. This is kinda one that was the best! Student 1: When I was born, the doctor said, “It’s a boy … … Continue reading

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Gut Check

Situation: Freshman class finishes reading the graphic short story by Chuck Palahniuk, Guts (Lesson: What makes a story good? What are the elements of literature? When does writing go too far, or can it?). Student 1: So you’re telling me … Continue reading

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Resume the Resume

Situation: Students are asked to survey two resumes from people applying for the same position. One resume from New Jersey is outstanding. The second resume from Kansas is lackluster with grammatical errors and so on and so forth. Teacher: If … Continue reading

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