These are some just some silly emails I thought you might enjoy. Yes, lots of grammatical errors…but, hey, English teachers are human. We slack off sometimes.
Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I ate waaaay too much and have pretty much done nothing since.
Anyway, I did read a great book at least. It’s called Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King. If any kids are looking for a great book–tell them about this one. It’s really, really good and smart–probably kids who like John Green will enjoy. Tell (MEDIA SPECIALIST) about it too if you have a chance. I had to order it from Barnes and Noble since it doesn’t look like they have it on the shelves.
Did you get a chance to read anything other than essays? When are we going to do a book club? We keep saying we’ll read the same book and never do! We should.
I just read some reviews of it online — everyone loves it. Can I borrow it from you next time we get together?
Of course. I just love it!
So, let me know when you’re free. Or I can drop the book off at (LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL) too.
Talk to you soon.
And please disregard my overuse of the exclamation mark. I have NO idea why i’ve started doing this.
We’ve just been talking about overuse of exclamation marks in my class. Should I show them your email??? LOL
That’s funny! Yeah, feel free! And tell them, see, if you overuse exclamation marks you will never become a published author! And yes, published author is redundant! And while it’s somewhat acceptable to begin a sentence with a conjunction,never do that with three consecutive sentences!
Oh … this would be a perfect email to show them!
Maybe I should post these emails on my blog and title it, What English Teachers Do For Fun!
What English teachers do for fun … on days when their students are working in groups. 🙂
*Coming next—post on why I love Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S King.
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