I asked my students to introduce themselves like this:
what they had for breakfast
the last book they read.
Here are some quotes from the fist day of school:
"And even though I'm a guy I"m not ashamed to say that I'm reading Eclipse for the 6th time."
(that is a twilight book for a three of you Americans who have not yet read twilight.)
And another one....
"I can't remember the last book I read, and in fact I"m not sure I remember how to read anymore."
And my favorite....
"I'm the only boy in my family. My mother and sisters are forcing me to go the Twilight convention. At first I was really mad and didn't want to go but I've decided to make the most of it. I realized how many hot girls would be there."
Yep. Back to the grind.