It is a weekly creative writing challenge for children under 16 years of age. Each week a prompt is given, which can be a picture or a series of individual words and the children can use up to 100 words to write a creative piece. This should be posted on a class blog and then linked to the 100 Word Challenge blog. The link is usually open from midnight on…
A former student of mine who often wore a Star Trek VI T-shirt was trying to make an annoying person go away, so when he spoke to her, she said “Servant, attention!” in Goa’uld. When I paraphrased this story to my son, he immediately said, “Jaffa, kree!” Then he said something in Goa’uld that he translated as “You have come here to destroy me” (from the movie, he said). My…
Students whom I haven’t met yet, I’ll have you know I left a party early so I could be ready for you tomorrow. You’re welcome. And they were still serving cake and ice cream.
TWEEN GIRL: “What’s a tribble?” MY GEEKLING DAUGHTER: (Gasp!) ME: Don’t worry, dear. If everyone was a geek, geeks wouldn’t be so awesome.
“Every good lesson plan has a culminating activity,” says Dr. Audrey Quinlan. “Sondra, it took six months, but here’s your culminating activity.”
A blessing before the butterfly release at #sondrasgarden #setonhill http://t.co/z8rKzgc49B