It was a long week. Hybrid Model. Group A. Group B. Daily Agendas. NWEA Testing. F&P Testing.
I barely squeaked out this limerick.
The Tale of the Fashionable Carrot
There once was a carrot by chance,
whose roots grew to look like orange pants.
He capered, cavorted,
his root legs contorted,
creating his own harvest dance.
And since writing limericks is such fun, I was inspired to try another in response to Jone’s invitation to write a math-related poem today.
Standardized Testing and Vocabulary Enrichment
When math testing wouldn’t resume
I started to fret and to fume.
unfiltered my lipses.
The F-bomb went off in my room.
Ok, the f-bomb was dropped. But actually only after students had departed for the day and I couldn’t get the next day’s test session set up. Talk about aggravating! It was one tech testing snafu after another all day long. Ugh.
This week’s Poetry Friday Roundup is hosted by Jone McCullough at her new blog site. She’s invited participants to share math-inspired poems and is highlighting a few from a soon-to-be-released anthology by Janet Wong and Sylva Vardell.