Thursday, August 28, 2008

Humorous Essay

Student Feedback

At the end of each lesson, it is wise to request feedback from students to check what was learned....
Written individualized feedback allows us to see how a student is integrating new knowledge with prior knowledge. The following humorous essay demonstrates that what we say is not always what a student hears. An upper grade student wrote this paper:
The human body is composed of three parts: the Brainium, the Borax, and the Abominable Cavity.
The Brainium contains the brain. The Borax contains the lungs and the liver. The Abominable Cavity contains the bowels. The bowels are a, e, i, o, and u.
Famous men with learning disabilities:

Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Auguste Rodin, Thomas Alva Edison, Woodrow Wilson, Winston Churchill, George Patton, Albert Einstein, Nelson Rockefeller, George Burns...

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