Help! My Teacher Hates Me

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Help! is here

· You and a partner are assigned a project-only he's doing nothing and you're working double-time.

· Your parents think you're hanging out with a wild crowd. They're telling you not to see those kids anymore.

· Your teacher gave you a disappointing grade on your best research paper.

· You were excited to make the varsity baseball team . . . but at game time you're warming the bench

· You and your best friend both auditioned for the school play. Great, except she ...

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Overview

Help! is here

· You and a partner are assigned a project-only he's doing nothing and you're working double-time.

· Your parents think you're hanging out with a wild crowd. They're telling you not to see those kids anymore.

· Your teacher gave you a disappointing grade on your best research paper.

· You were excited to make the varsity baseball team . . . but at game time you're warming the bench

· You and your best friend both auditioned for the school play. Great, except she got the lead and you part's a walk-on.

Case by case, HELP! MY TEACHER HATES ME shows you how to get through junior high by taking control of your school problems. It's the book to keep in your locker for the next time it feels like you've got nowhere to turn.

Meg F. Schneider is a writer who has an M.A. in counseling psychology. Dennis Meade, Ph.D., is a psychologist who works with kids in and out of the classroom.

Written for every kid--not just the visibly troubled or the potential drop-out--this accessible, kid-friendly compendium of advice takes a sensitive but no-nonsense approach to a whole array of school-related problems, including peer pressure, homework, cheating, family attention, sports and other extracurricular activities, and actual physical fears.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563054921
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 7.28 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Meg F. Schneider is a writer who has an M.A. in counseling psychology.

Dennis Meade, Ph.D., is a psychologist who works with kids in and out of the classroom.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

School, with you at the controls

Chapter 1: Teacher tension

Afraid to Ask

Favorite teacher leaving

Teacher's pet

Not working to "potential"

Teacher dislikes you

Humiliated in class

Careless teacher

Crush on teacher

Too-friendly teacher

Chapter 2: Friendly and unfriendly mishaps

An average student

Teased about a tutor

Separated from friends

Low on money

Rejected by friends

Your friend is running for prez, too

No luck with girls

Friends join wild crowd

Feeling awkward

Self-conscious in the locker room

Seeing your ex

Uncomfortable with your friends

Chapter 3: The Great Cheating Game

Friend asks to copy off your test

Caught cheating

Wrongfully accused

Plagiarized unknowingly

"Changing" your report card

Chapter 4: Grade Grief

Unfair grade

The slow class

In an advanced class

Difficult test

Essay writing

Nervous test-taker

Handling great grades

Chapter 5: Homework Hang-Ups

Help at home

Undone homework

Oral reports

Lazy project partner

Getting along

Late with assignments

Chapter 6: Family Attention

Parents vs. friends

Report card jitters

Parental expectations

Successful siblings

Problems at home

Chapter 7: Sports spots

Endless drills

A bench warmer

Team pressure

Great expectations

Slipping grades

You're nonathletic

Chapter 8: Extracurricular Crises

Nonmacho interests

Keeping your own i.d.

Job jealousy

Losing the lead

You're too bossy

No time for friends

Ready to quit

Chapter 9: Physical Fears

On the school bus

Hassled in the hallway

Running for help

Reporting others

Witnessing an attack

Frightened of AIDS

Chapter 10: Who Can Help?

Afterword: The Payback

Index

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