The Houdini clause. I hate when kids open their essays with this. There are other things that kids do that drive me EQUALLY nuts... like:
I could go on for days, but I won't. I saw a really awesome post on a Edutopia that talked about creating rubrics that had examples on it via QR codes to help students. Maybe I will tackle that, maybe.
But until then, I am going to download this poster and put it up in my classroom. You can, too. It's **FREE**.
When I am not g'ing it up, I am tackling the bigger problem... writing skills. Maybe my kids will write well enough to work at C-Span studios. Maybe.