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What did they say? : observations from eighth-grade students / Todd Sherman.

Sherman, Todd (author.).

"Nearly ten years into his teaching career, Todd Sherman affirmed that no matter our age, we all have moments when our mouths don’t sync with our thoughts. While teaching language arts to eighth graders in August 2007, he overheard a student blurt, 'Floyd is not a first name.' After the quote gave Sherman pause, he and the students decided to begin logging their hilarious sayings on the whiteboard. He recorded the comments, and soon 'Quote of the Day' became a staple in his classroom. In an entertaining collection that includes many of the stories behind the quotes, Sherman shares over six hundred outlandish comments of his students organized into thirteen categories: Geography, Food, Animals, School, Sports, Anatomy, Color, Time, Punctuation/Spelling, The Dark Side, Captain Obvious, Mea Culpa (his quotes), and Miscellaneous (what’s left). Quotes include, 'I was in New York for like two days yesterday,' 'Raisins are basically grandma grapes,' 'I did the homework in my head,' 'I always thought Santa watched me through the air vent when I got changed,' and much more. What Did They Say? shares more than six hundred hilarious comments from eighth-graders and the stories behind them catalogued by their teacher for thirteen years."--back cover

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  • ISBN: 9798823019309 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: vi, 187: 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, 2024.
Subject: Students > United States > Language.
Students > humor.
Elementary schools > Sociological aspects.

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RACC New - PN6371 .S54 2024 (Text) 33624024975144 New Checked Out 06/13/2024

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