Tuesday, April 16, 2013

No Lesson Plans

I really shouldn't have been surprised. The call was late. The secretary, as she checked me in, informed me that Mr. C was going to cover Ms. D's 5th period, so since he called out the extra assignment was mine. So, not a planned absence.

Still, it was a shock to find no lesson plans in the classroom.

In my usual scramble, I noted that on the board the teacher had written: "Benchmark exam tomorrow." Well, if he told the class yesterday that the benchmark was tomorrow...

Then I noticed on the floor next to my feet a big clear bag with benchmark exams in it. Score!

I pulled everything out. I was just getting to the sorting when the phone rang. The teacher. The lesson plan? Benchmark exams.

Okay, then.

10 comments:

  1. Good thing you noticed that bag of exams!

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  2. Good grief! I wonder if the students would have told you they were to have benchmark exams if he hadn't called... :)

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  3. That sounds like good organisation... hehe

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    1. But I did get that phone call. I just should stop going to panic as my first option.

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  4. Whew. A nice quiet exam period for you. Not a bad day. Well, maybe for the kids.

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  5. Yay for Benchmark exams. This almost makes up for Minimum Day Scramble.

    VR Barkowski

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  6. Well done with the story told in the fewest words possible.
    Francene.
    A - Z Challenge
    http://francene-wordstitcher.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. It's great when it all works out, right?

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