Setting : The teacher writes Weekend Homework on the board with its detailed expectations:
Student : Is this our homework?
Teacher: No, shopping list for the weekend.
Setting : The teacher writes on the board ; “Film Review”
Student : Are we watching a film?
Teacher : No, we are just re- VIEWING our dreams
Setting : Body World’s Exhibition Exit Lounge
Student: Is there a souvenir shop here?
Teacher : Yeah, there is, they sell body parts and organs
Setting: In a class with regular behavior and attention issues
Student: Are we allowed to choose our own assigned seats?
Teacher: And I suppose you’d like to mark your own assessments as well?
Setting: In the morning before classes start. This happens several times per week.
Student: Should I put my name on my (homework/essay)?
Teacher: No—don’t worry about it. I’m telepathic.
Setting: After writing the homework on the board under the heading “HOMEWORK”
Student: Do we have any homework?
Teacher: It’s just a suggestion…