The assignment came with these directions: Fill in the blanks with answers representing yourself. Remain appropriate for a general audience, please. [I have to say that last part because I will inevitably get a list of responses so scandalous that I can't look that kid in the eye for days. And I have to scrub my brain nightly.]
May I just say how much I am loving my creative writing class? I was wary about it because there are 32 students enrolled, mostly boys, and mostly people who need the credit but hate the idea of writing. Even scrawling their names on a blank piece of paper is laborious. And stupid. But they have been remarkably a) attentive while I read short stories aloud and b) participatory when I
Anyhow, this particular "If I were..." assignment was far more revealing than I had intended (a couple of my female students have slightly naughty sides I'd never realized - being stiletto heels and beds and cheetahs. Yipes). But they seemed to enjoy it, so what more could I possibly want?