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Re: Re: RE:first day actvty.

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Mon, 23 Aug 1999 18:06:17 EDT

In Response to Jeanine Dina (JaeDee) who wrote:
<<Hi Wizzle, I never respond to the postings here but yours caught my
attention. I suppose some of the items on that list were a bit naive, but
even jail contenders like to do silly little exercizes like this ,perhaps to
take them away from their reality if but for a moment. Ok so you might want
to replace the word animal with person in the line that asks if if someone
had been bitten by an animal. but surely , you could curtail this to the
needs of your kids without being so negative. I am curious as to where you
teach. I hope it is not an elementary school. I would love a response, and
maybe a few questions that are a little less dreary.( I would not use the
toothpaste one either).>>

You know Jeanine, I was not being NEGATIVE. In fact, I never used anything as
brutal as your "animal analogy".
I was being realistic with a touch of humor. If that is too much for you
take, you don't need to read my posts. I would, however, like to invite you
to spend a month with my kids. Maybe then you will understand why some of us
who teach the kids who are "rough around the edges" have such great senses of
You should try it, it feels good!