Monday, January 11, 2010

Today, in Class... Of Love and Crackheads

Today, in class, the kids were *supposed* to be studying for their massive final exam, which is tomorrow. They were studying in small groups reading over their study guides.

Kid 1: Man, I don't remember this stuff. Heian period Japan? What was that?

Kid 2: I dunno, but I think that has something to do with courtly love.

Kid 3: She's messed up! Doing all those drugs. She looks like she's on crack. She's just crazy.

Kid 1 and Kid 2: *blink*blink*

Kid 2: COURTLY love, not COURTNEY Love.

Kid 3: She's a crackhead.

Kid 1: *blink*blink*

Kid 3: I mean Courtney Love's a crackhead, not you!

18 comments:

Karen said...

lol! I love reading your student conversations. :)

Angela said...

Ha! What grade do you teach?

Nisa said...

lol! I bet being a teacher presents all kinds of humorous moments like this. Too funny!

Kelly H-Y said...

Hee, hee! Love, love, love 'Today in Class'!!

choco (In Which a Girl Reads) said...

Hahahaha. Hilarious :)

Davin Malasarn said...

Ha ha! I'm so glad you actually get to record this kind of stuff.

Vivian said...

This is great stuff.

Solvang Sherrie said...

I love having kids in my car/house and overhearing their conversations. Too funny!

Amy Tate said...

Beth one of the thrills of going back to school at 38, is being able to sit with the kids in class. At 18 years old, there isn't much difference from your students. I could eat them up...they're so precious! I just chopped off my hair because one of the girls talked me into it. My husband said that if I come home with purple hair, he isn't going to let me go back, lol!
I love this post!

Tricia J. O'Brien said...

*snort* I don't know how you keep a straight face.

Vonna said...

I love these posts; you should compile them into a collection.

Kirthi said...

LOL! These are so funny, they remind me of my classmates when we have class discussions on Social Studies! This is my first "Today In Class" reading, I know I can't wait for more!

beth said...

Angela: tenth graders, and they're hilarious!

T. Anne said...

Discussing Courtney Love always helped ease my anxiety while studying for exams. I'm just sayin'.

B.J. Anderson said...

Lol, inside the minds of students. You live dangerously!

Christina Farley said...

Love it!

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Heather Zundel said...

Ah, the Heian period and courtly love. Gotta love it. :)