Thursday, February 25, 2016

Things my third graders say v. 12

me: stop singing the little einsteins! 
kids: but it's a song about a rocket ship!

kid: math was more fun in kindergarten
me: hey!
kid: its still fun!
me: thank you....

me: go to the nurse
kid: why?
me: hearing check
kid: huh?

kid 1: can we use epic
kid 2: what's epic
me: apic is an epp
kids: huh!?

kid: board games are boring

kid 1: the cheyenne hunted antelope
kid 2: they hunted a fruit?
me: that's cantaloupe 
kid: it's a sad day
me: why
kid: because 7 ate 9

me: five more minutes
kid: five more decades!

kid: which one is ar-kansas
me: ar-kan-saw!
kid: arkansauce!?

kid: (looking at 2 identically dressed boys) look! it's thing 1 and thing 2!

me: friend is i-e - then you have the word end, friends to the end
kid: no. friends never last until the end. 

kid: i need to do this concentrately 
me: it's Caribbean
kid: like the pirates!

kid: my dog ate my math fact triangles

me: what does nomad mean?
kid: not mad?

me: the whole world is made up of polygons
kid: but the world isn't one!

kid: wait how do you become a teacher?
me: you go to school to learn how to teach
kid: whoa that's funny

kid: i reckon there's no more obtuse angles

kid: I made my E into a rat and named him Rat-at-two-E!
kid: seriously! ms. benjamin! my papercut is THIS big
me: then I think it's a serious injury
kid: okay it's more this big not THIS big

kid 1: don't be obtuse!
kid 2: i'm a-cute!

kid: clean up clean up everyways in everywheres

me: triangles are out, now it's about the 4-sides, it's hip to be square
kids: groan

kid: homeland is a tv show...

kid 1: people say i'm good at phonics, but! the truth is i'm not
kid 2: is that a fact or opinion? 
kid: once you turn 30 there's no going back...

kid: what's the code?
me: it's on the board.
kid: do I have to get up I can't see it from here...
me: you're young you can get up!
kid: ehhhhh

kid: there ain't no glue sticks left!

kid: it's not Bruce Wayne it's Goose Wayne!

me: what is the other meaning for the word cruise?
kid: the guy running for president!

kid: a fox in a box eating lox with socks
me: please stop you're not dr. suess

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10 thoughts on the matter:

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

Thank you for brightening my morning. These always make me laugh!

Bekah said... {Reply}

These are always so funny. I love it when you do these posts! And I may have to start using concentrately. That's a good one!!

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

Nomad - that is hilarious!!

Kim Cunningham said... {Reply}

These should be in a book for end of the year gifts to kids and parents. They are so so funny.

The Artful Diva said... {Reply}

oh my gosh, this is so funny - thanks for the laughs!

rebecca haegele said... {Reply}

Love these. (Hearing check lol)

Adrienne said... {Reply}

I LOVE these!!!! Sounds like you might have a budding Dr. Suess!!?! And the realiziation you had to go to school to learn to teach...the best!

Chere Mama said... {Reply}

Concentrately! Great word! Haha!! Funny, funny post.

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

love it! Zachary has fact triangles but we don't have a dog to eat them! I don't think he's learned angles yet but today he was doing algebra!

Ida said... {Reply}

Oh my how can you stand it....these made me laugh a lot.
By the way that is always how I remembered to spell the word...Friend.