Assignments They Don’t Like

Students aren’t all that excited about most of their assignments. Given the chance not to write papers, not to take exams, or not to complete group projects, most students would happily take advantage of the opportunity. But those are all assignments they’re used to, ones about which they feel a certain degree of comfort. How about an assignment you know they’re going to dislike—such as having them memorize and recite a poem?

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