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So it was last Friday, 5th period French. We had my teacher at the start of 7th grade but we changed halfway into the school year because the teacher who was handling the senior honors Spanish classes left. We have her again for French this year though. The lesson started off pretty well but then:

KID: I'm cold.
TEACHER: You should have worn your sweater then.
KID: It's in my bag though.
TEACHER: I don't care.

Then, about 5 minutes later...

TEACHER: I'm sick of you messing around. You're getting homework tonight. Oh and 'David' (not saying his real name)?
DAVID: Yeah?
TEACHER: If you come in here with your jumper, I'll give you double homework and detention.

He came in with it on, so he got the detention.

Our class was laughing at them arguing about the uniform rules, but guess who she picks on? Me. I got lunch detention Monday for fucking laughing like the rest of the class. Sure, I laugh a bit louder than everyone else (I've got Aspergers), but...

Thinking about it, I could sue her for picking on me. Discrimination against the disabled, u know?

So then she starts on this bullshit about how if we don't buck up she's just going to make us copy from the the textbooks for the rest of the semester and then we won't know any of the stuff for the end of year exam. She even said that if that did happen, that the other kids in the class should call in and complain so that she could pin the blame on me and that other kid and have an excuse to take us to the principal. Bitch.

The end of the lesson rolls around and she keeps me and this other kid back. She starts bawling at us, and then the head of 'modern languages' starting having a go at me for the title we'd written, which was what the teacher put on the board.

The title was fucking stupid. It was 'class work I have to do because Miss can't teach us because some kids in class are being rude and disrespectful.'

And yes, I do still have detention Monday. I might skip it. Once I skipped Drama detention, which was meant to be 1 day, but ended up dragging on for a week because yours truly didn't turn up for any of them. I had a right mouthful in the next lesson.

I want to know now - what's your worst lesson ever?
04-18-2016 02:23 AM
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Worst lesson ever

She sounds like she has no idea what she's doing and is clearly not qualified to teach.

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