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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Thanks to Isis for this one:

Unfortunately, I do not have the original copy with teacher comments. However, he showed it to me after he got his "bullshit" grade of 50%. It said, "Very interesting, but the assignment was to read a novel, that's why we had reading time in class." This was a term-long project. Even better, he had already read this book for another class: we were doing a translation in Latin.

When the composition is almost as long as the book itself, then you have to give the student an A!*

*really you do, check the rules on marking a composition! I'm pretty sure it's in there... what do you mean 'there's no such thing as composition marking rules'?

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