Teachers' Lounge - Be a Guest Professor!

Have you a great topic idea for the Weekend Assignment? Then we'd love to read it! Just post it in the comments below. If we use it, you'll be credited as that week's "Guest Professor."

Here's what we need:
  • Your name or handle
  • The name of your blog
  • The web address of your blog
  • Your idea. Please give us the full text of your assignment, including the extra credit.

Here's a silly example to help you format your topic idea:

Weekend Assignment: How much wood could a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Please show us the calculations you used to derive your answer.

Extra Credit: Where's the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?
Submitted by

Betty Botter
Botter's Better Butter
Please leave your submission in the comments below. Thanks!

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  1. Weekend Assignment: Write a review of a novel you recently read. Include a focus on balancing the good and the bad of the novel, a short synopsis, comparisons to other works and reasons a reader should read this book.

    Extra Credit: Write a two-parter, where you compare two works to each other, exploring their similarities and differences in depth.

    Submitted by

    John Ottinger
    Grasping for the Wind

  2. Weekend assignment idea: Write about a time when exercise went wrong. When you set out with good intentions and later regretted it.
    Extra credit: An exercise routine you implemented, and regretted, but lately stuck too successfully.

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