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(it’s already) W*dnesd*y

Posted by willkay on November 3, 2010


Monday mornings are hard. For some reason, two days out of school means that kids normally forget everything – academic work and classroom behaviour. Throw in a Friday like last Friday, and Monday was going to be difficult. Except, there was no Monday. Nor a Tuesday. This week starts on a W*dnesd*y, which makes everything really difficult. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about the two days off school, I’m just telling you how it is. To make matters worse, the day started with PE and then (thirty minutes after that) into music. Add in the fact that the thermometer kept climbing all day, and there was a geography exam to sit.

Morning Line Up – new value of the month. This is going to interesting as I will spell it Honour!

PE – Look carefully at the picture, very carefully. Can you see who forgot it was a W*dnesd*y and was wearing the wrong uniform?

Science – returned the science exams. Over 17 students got 9.0 or above, which is good news.

Music – take everything!

Geography – time for the exam. Of course, the exam started with two trick questions! I say “trick” but what I actually mean is “youhavetoreadthequestion”. Although I explained (three times) what the questions required, I still had to send back nine students who hadn’t read the question and failed to answer it fully.

Spelling – final syllables. Outspoken – some students are outspoken, some are not. Oddly, the ones that I would think are outspoken all announced, loudly, that they were the quiet, shy, retiring students in the classroom.

Spanish – final lesson before tomorrow’s Radio Show presentation.

Grammar – Action and Linking verbs. The cheese does not actually smell, it just smells. And, did you know that Mr. Kay could fit a whole drumstick in his ear?

Homework:

  • Spelling: Workbook page: 31, 32
  • Grammar: Workbook page: 31, 32
  • Reading: you should be reading for 20 mins every night.

 

3 Responses to “(it’s already) W*dnesd*y”

  1. Ana paola said

    Yeah! I guess next time I should remember what day it is to go with the correct uniform at school! 😀

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