Yesterday I announced to my students that I planned to leave the teaching profession. I need more glamor, more flash! I need a profession with better fashion choices! I'm going to be... a DOCTOR!
My only problem is that I'm kind of codependent; I hate doing things by myself. I'm going to need a spunky side-kick to get my new profession rolling.
Dr. Rader, ready for action!
*Side note here- Thank you, Parkridge Medical Center for donating the jackets at the Science Fair last year! You never know when you'll need to perform surgery in the middle of a classroom!*
Now, we doctors don't do anything by halves. Dr. Rader and I jumped into working with patients as soon as we could! What we found was that all of our patients wanted the same thing- to get slim.
Now, we talked to our patients about the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise, but they wanted a fast fix. Little liposuction here, little tummy tuck there, and voila! Good as new!
Dr. Rader and I had a full roster of victims..er...patients.
Plenty of words that needed slimming! It's Contraction Surgery Time!
My soldiers are blood-thirsty little things, aren't they? Last year when I did this lesson my students winced every time I made a cut. My students this year are much heartier.
And... did you notice all the technical lingo? Impressive, right?
Just to let you know, all the patients came out of surgery doing very well, and they had all recovered enough to be used in sentences today!
Big Thank-you to Dr. Rader for helping film the surgery, loaning your students to the cause, and having fun with us!
**To all the doctors out there who are reading this- we love and respect your profession! My six and seven year olds loved this lesson and we have 4 new future doctors in the making!**
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