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Calling all teachers!

I had a sub in for me yesterday, and my ninth-grade students were ridiculously misbehaved. I teach in an inner-city school. What would be a good punishment for these students?

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Asked by SlightlyPerfect at 6:18 AM on Oct. 5, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

Level 10 (473 Credits)
Answers (6)
  • make them write a 200 word essay no more then 200 words and no less then 200 EXACTLY 200 words on why its not right for the students to misbehave with their is a sub in. im sure theyll be good next time (:

    Answer by MasonsMommyy at 6:21 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I like the essay idea. But I would include an apology letter to the sub as well.

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:33 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I agree with the essay and the apology. Make them both an assignment. :)

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 11:48 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • First, I would find out how the sub treated them. Some subs get really rude and disrespectful to the kids. But, I agree with them each writing a letter of apology. Proper format, spelling, grammar, etc. Even the ones who behaved.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:49 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Oh I can not wait to hear what you do. My daughters class made the sub cry once.

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 7:06 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I appreciate the responses, but none of it works. I can't use what I am teaching them (i.e., writing essays) as a punishment. What I teach them shouldn't be a punishment.

    Comment by SlightlyPerfect (original poster) at 9:40 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

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