Amanda Teacher: Pop quiz! Adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying positive and negative integers.
Spring Roll, during the test: I’m scared Ms S!
Amanda Teacher: Why? They’re just numbers. You won’t kill anyone taking this quiz.
Spring Roll, pointing to the test: No, not this! You!
Amanda Teacher: Why?
Spring Roll: Because if I do good, I get fun work like those puzzle problems. If I do bad, I get drill work. I like the harder stuff. The drill stuff is boring.
Spring Roll: What’s that, Ms S?
Amanda Teacher: It’s a book to help me teach you guys better. I’m really excited about it!
Spring Roll, with a sneaky grin: Is it about torture?