Attempts to Make Homework Fun
5> Bad news: The teachers still think it’s hip to have you write a
rap song about an academic topic.
Worse news: They brought in Simon from “American Idol” to hand
out the grades.
4> They said your research paper could be about anything. If they
meant “anything except how nice it is to skip class” they
should have said so!
3> The new initiative to make math “relevant to the real world”
sounded like a good idea, but in practice the class seems to
have become an unpaid, teachers-only branch of H&R Block.
2> “If you finish all your homework before dinner, you can watch
this video I’ve rented. Have you seen ‘Gigli’ yet?”
good paper on the digestive system without that excursion to
the sewage treatment plant.
Selected from 14 submissions from 5 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:
Kay Crain, Defiance, MO — 1, 3
Gideon Griebenow, Potchefstroom, S. Africa — 2
Amy Gorlewski, Wichita, KS — 4, 5
Andrea Crain, Madison, WI — Guidance Counselor