"Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you," said the wisest of wise men. "The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon."

('The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho)

Tuesday, June 13, 2006


The Year 3/4 class I had this morning had been watching 'Mathilda' as part of their work on Roald Dahl so, after watching the last clip of the video, I gave them some related work and reminded them about writing and underlining the title as well as the date.
All of which was quite straightforward until one of the girls asked,
"Is there an L.O?"
"Sorry? A what?"
"An L.O. You know, an L.O." chorused a number of voices.
Memories of a well-known sketch in 'The Two Ronnies' flashed through my mind and then I had it.............
That would be the Learning Objective, then?


Shooting Parrots said...

They're learning young. LOs an abbreviated TLO, Three Letter Acronym!

Beachhutman said...

Ah, and that well known fave of mine, SSBAT.................

[You know, we ain't going to see eye to eye on the music, are we?
:-))) (I am currently playing Primal Scream and the Zutons. Just too much of an old head banger.)]

Jonathan said...

someone needs a vacation ;-)

Jennyta said...

George, just tell me what you would like me to play (music that is) and I'll do my best to find it! Can't say fairer than that. :)

Shooting Parrots said...

I suppose being youmg, they have to start on two letter, rather than three letter acronyms!

Jennyta said...

Well that's one way of looking at it, SP!


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