Student teaching 4: Monday, November 8
Running on 6 hours of sleep. 69 more teaching days left.
I taught AP 12 1st period–since I had overplanned, it was simply an extension of my previous day. Makes it easy. I really enjoyed that class.
I taught the 9th graders 2nd period and it was awful. The substitute told me he was 2 minutes away from calling an administrator to deal with the class. He didn’t have to, but the lit circles were something out of Dante’s circles of hell.
Student teaching 5: Wednesday, November 10
8 hours of sleep. 68 teaching days left.
I loved this day–I had the thought that I could do this and be fulfilled. That thought is very rare. I didn’t have to present anything, and it was a 1-3-5 period day, so no 9th graders. I read Melville’s story Benito Cereno. Amazing–I’d rate it among the top five best stories I’ve read.