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Re: another classroom funny

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Tsheffey_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 12:09:35 PDT


I've shared this before, but when I first moved to El Paso, TX I had a group of middle school students who only spoke Spanish. I asked a student how to tell another student to sit down and do a drawing of his hand. He told me. I went to the boy and dutifully repeated carefully what the boy had told me to say. The whole class's mouth dropped open and a little girl said, "Miss, dont say that!!!" I had told the boy to go sit down and draw his penis.
After that, I never asked another student how to say something. Live and learn.
Teresa in El Paso

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