Thursday, June 14, 2018

Things My Third Graders Say v. 23

kid 1: these potato chips have 3 ingredients 
kid 2: pringles have a lot of ingredients
kid 1: yeah, but they're fake fake news

kid: tomorrow?
me: it's only a day away
kid: who are you little orphan ms benjamin?

kid: i'm afraid of pickles
me: well that can put you in a pickle
kid: why would I want to be in one!

me: what is a dialect?
kid: when you collect dials?

me: can we spell that correctly?
kid: i never said i had good spelling nor good grammar
me: yet you just used the word nor
ms. gerber: why would we make your life easier
kid: because you care
ms. gerber: true, i love you...your
me: hey!

girl 1: i went to a wedding, they kissed, so gross
girl 2: my mom and dad kiss before my mom goes on business trips, the worst part of hr going away!

kid: savana-oo-na-na-na, a giraffe took me back to east savana-na-na-na
me: wow

kid: do i want to
me: no
kid: do i have to 
me: yes
kid: but....

kid 1: stop being a hypocrote....hypocreak....hypoquit!
kid 2: quit trying to say hypocrite! 

me: do not use the headphone cable as a jumprope
me: can we please work quietly for the next 10 minutes
kid 1: yes
kid 2: no
kid 3: maybe
kid 4: haha
kid 5: that wasn't a question was it

me: wow don't be too ruthless
kid: i'm not ruthless, i have an aunt ruth

kid: i can't believe it's the end of the we'll be in 6th grade
me: time isn't move that fast, two more grades

me: you are not helping the situation right now
kid: i'm not trying to 

kid: i'm so sassssssy! 

kid 1: you cleaned up all the green cards
kid 2: i don't work for the government
me: speakeze english
kid: what about italian

me: whatever floats your boat
kid 1: all boats float
kid 2: not the titanic....

kid: stop...!
me: hammer time? 
kid: you need summer vacation very badly

kid: ms. benjamin, he called me dumb
me: did you provoke him
kid: well i asked him who looked dumber

me: can we attempt to act like third graders
kid: but we're almost 4th graders
me: can we act like almost 4th graders
kid: that's asking a lot for the end of the school year

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17 thoughts on the matter:

Handmade in Israel said... {Reply}

Some fabulous ones here! Love the kissing story ;-)

Tom said... {Reply}

...kid 1: yeah, but they're fake fake news, smart kid!

Shelbee On The Edge said... {Reply}

Oh my goodness, Tamar! Always so funny! Thanks for sharing.


Moving Meditation said... {Reply}

Third graders are sooooo funny. I taught 11th graders for 31 years. They said some pretty funny things too, especially at the end of the school year. I wish I had written some of the funny things down!

Mother of 3 said... {Reply}

Those are a riot! I taught a multitude of grades from toddlerhood right up to 4th grade and there is nothing quite like working with kids. They can try your patience but they are great comic relief.

Unknown said... {Reply}

These are so good! I love how you encourage to share all of their thoughts and listen to them.

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

They are SASSY! I always love these posts. They must keep you so entertained!

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

Aunt Ruth, Hammer Time - so funny!!

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

Haha, adorable. Love the kid with an aunt Ruth!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

I very much enjoyed reading all the stuff they say! So cute!

Mary K.- The Boondocks Blog said... {Reply}

They are so precious at that age. You just never know what is going to come out of their mouth.

Melanie said... {Reply}

I can't wait to have kids for exactly this post. Love it! =P

LA Paylor said... {Reply}

Thank you so much for the laughs this morning! I needed that! I'm going to send your link to my friends.

3rd and 4th graders are my favorite age, open but smart and funny, willing to say just about anything without censoring it. Sincere.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said... {Reply}

You have such smart and delightful students, Tamar! I'm sure they make you smile!

Jeanna said... {Reply}

Some of these should be put in a book. What a great project to raise money for an outing.
I have to mention the Little Orphan Ms. Benjamin and I have an Aunt Ruth as beyond hilarious. That crack about I'm not trying to help the situation is so my nephew, Andy.

Bekah said... {Reply}

As always, I'm laughing so hard! I was behind on blog reading from my crazy day yesterday, but I loved starting my day with this today!! Jump rope headphones?? LOL!!!!

Ida said... {Reply}

Always fun to hear what your classroom kids say, makes me laugh for sure. How do you keep a straight face?