Jul 13, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: The narrator, a boy dressed in a suit and tie, negotiates with his teacher. Things l From Publishers Weekly: Things look good at first—the boy is in his place at his desk, his book open in front of him—but closer inspection reveals two giddy elves underneath the desk with pencils sticking out of their ears and noses. The other 20 or so excuses and their illustrations are equally entertaining.
Jul 23, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: Use this guidebook of excuses to wheedle your way out of your teach troubles. Be warned though, for each, although an infallible reason, can only be used once. The boy then precedes to list a series of far-fetched excuses including: Many of the excuses are beyond reasonable, so the artist plays this attitude up with an expressionistic style. Their strange appearance also suggests that this guidebook was fictionally written by a child.
No wonder it does the little boy no good. Unfortunately for the boy, this teacher did her homework though, having read the same resource the boy did. Aug 21, Douglas Florian rated it it was amazing. I first came across this book in a bookstore. Some bookstores have spots, some are spotless. A I first came across this book in a bookstore.
Jul 29, Christopher rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 09, Judy rated it it was amazing Shelves: I so loved this. Must buy a copy. I absolutely love the expressive linework, expert compositions and humour. Jul 06, Haley Shaffer rated it really liked it Shelves: They come up with their own. Jul 03, Angelina rated it really liked it Shelves: Vackra illustrationer med lite gotisk feeling, vilket jag verkligen gillar. Jan 20, Jala Collins rated it it was ok Shelves: The pacing of the story was pretty drawn out and I think that there could have been a better way of bringing out the main idea of the story.
Needless to say, I was held responsible and had to pay the consequence for lying and received a bad grade regardless. As George Washington once said, "It is better to make no excuse than a bad one. Picture book, for Spanish practice. It had nice simple language and was clear and entertaining.
Jul 19, Dawn rated it really liked it. This book would be really fun to read with my class. Our school gives homework each day and it is a big topic!
I wonder if it would work to read this book early in the year after we have talked about homework needing to be done each day as well as the consequences that go with not doing it. It would be fun to have the kids pick crazy reasons for homework not getting finished, illustrate it, and have it This book would be really fun to read with my class. It would be fun to have the kids pick crazy reasons for homework not getting finished, illustrate it, and have it on the bulletin board.
I wonder if we could get rid of some of the excuses by having a funny discussion starting by reading this book. Dec 31, marvellings rated it really liked it Shelves: A great gift for grade schooler and grad schooler alike. Feb 08, Sharni Benson rated it really liked it. I love that in the pictures he is trying his darndest to do the homework, but to no avail.
Mar 20, Romelle rated it liked it Shelves: By Davide Cali is a great guidebook for school children everywhere. Need an excuse for not doing your homework? This book offers 26 zany excuses you can pick from. That is pretty much what the book is about. I did chuckle on several of the excuses.
I am sure kids will find this book hilarious so for entertainment value and kid appeal, I give it 5 stars. The quirky, fun illustrations by Benjamin Chaud was a nice compliment to the book. Dec 22, Jessalyn King rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 09, Beth rated it liked it Shelves: A fun book to share with students and then encourage them to write their own outlandish excuses. Jul 25, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: Funny twist at the end.
Sep 05, Dixie Maier rated it liked it Shelves: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I gave this book a 3-star rating.
By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown. I like this 0. A Soul Within Soles. This article has 5 comments. Email me when someone replies. It made me laugh a little bit, so thanks for that! By the way, the picture fits it perfectly, which made me laugh a little bit more x. Bro offer kind, well said criticism. Non of you buss said Choose what to email Which of your works would you like to tell your friends about?
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I Didn't Do My Homework Because is an imagined series of absurd excuses for why the protagonist didn't do his homework. (view spoiler)] Perfectly silly, with fantastic illustrations from Benjamin Chaud. A great gift for grade schooler and grad schooler alike/5.
You'veheard many excuses About why my homework wasn't doneLike when I said mygoldfish ate itWhen I was really just having funBut this time I will behonestThis time it is trueI wanted to do my.
I Didn't Do My Homework. Homework is an essential part of studying, from the elementary school to college. Being a student, I know you have done your fair share of homework so far. But sometimes, you may fail to do your homework. It may fail to be your fault as we all know life sometimes gets in the way of things. I have a binder labeled appropriately, No, I didn't do my homework! Within the binder each student has their own recording sheet to keep track of the date, the "excuse" for not doing their homework and what the assignment was.4/5(24).
I brought my students to the carpet and previewed the cover, asking them what their honest thoughts were on homework. We discussed the types of assignments they liked and the types they didn't like. Then, I asked students if any of them had ever forgotten to do their homework. Feb 18, · i didn"t do my homework because *I didn't do my history homework because I don't believe in dwelling on the past. *I didn't want the Status: Resolved.