Monday, June 08, 2009

Getting there

36 scripts to go.

Concentrating fiercely*, I might be able to do them in about 5 hours. I'm going to try to mark 9 more tonight. On Thursday, normal life should resume. Thank you for your kind comments. I have actually been sneaking peeks at your blogs at work and shall be back commenting myself once I've dealt with the remainder of the exams.

A lot of the students can't spell "opportunity", a word which quite a few of them use to answer one question. I've seen it written wrongly so much in the last week and a half that I'm beginning to doubt my own spelling of it.

* You might gather from my doodles that the concentration occasionally wanders.

7 comments:

  1. I would be one student that got it wrong I am a terrible.speller.thank god for the dictionary,he he he .
    Hugs Mary.

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  2. Most excellent doodles. Glad to see you taking advantage of your day dreaming opporrtunnities!

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  3. Light at end of tunnel. Nearing the finishing line. Keep up the good work. Opportunity knocks. May the best man win. A woman's work is never done. Go tell it on the mountain. A stitch in time saves nine. Many hands make light work. As easy as ABC.
    You've obviously been getting a wriggle on.
    I am impressed.

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  4. oppertunity? operatunity? opurtunity? oppportunnity?

    How are you coping?

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  5. If you sneak a peak at Cake Wrecks, you will start questioning how to spell "congratulations" too.

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  6. I've always preferred the Francie and Josie version: opporchancity

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  7. How do you keep your sanity when doing so much grading?

    I admire that dining room chair of yours. It has a Craftsman air about it, but is of blonde wood. Very tasteful.

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