Thursday, June 1, 2017
The Conservative Tide
I don't talk politics on this blog. (I save that for Talking It Out.) And while I'm not going to start today, I do feel I need to preface today's post with a nod to my bias.
I'm a liberal. (You all already know that, right?) Which is why I found this so funny.
11th grade U.S. history. They were to do a guided reading (read: worksheet) on a section entitled "A Conservative Movement Emerges" about the '80s and Reagan and Bush Sr.
As they turned in their work, I glanced at it. And then I took a closer look.
The question (if it's too small to read, click on the image to blow it up):
And their responses:
As you can see, they "worked together". And it's pretty obvious they didn't read the chapter carefully (or at all, probably). They may have looked it up on their phones.
Still, it gave me a good chuckle.
And I made sure my instructions to the next class were a little clearer. As in READ THE CHAPTER. (You'd think this goes without saying, but apparently not when they want to get done so they can goof off.)
Oh, and the teacher is a conservative. So, when their papers are graded...