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