Thursday, December 17, 2009

If you give a kid some playdoh...

In my class, kids earn tickets for behavior, quiz grades, and turning in work on time. They can then use the tickets to buy prizes. 7th grader U.O. (of Oreo fame) traded his tickets for a small tub of playdoh. While I thought I'd made it clear that prizes are not to be used during class, this concept was clearly foreign to U.O. While monitoring students doing independent work, I came upon young U.O. who had created this masterpiece:

He may have covered his $50+ textbook in 25-cent goo, but at least he's sorry about it. I'm not sorry I had my camera in my purse that day. He thought I was taking a picture to show the principal. Little does he know that he's now an internet artist.

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