Thursday, November 14, 2019

Things My Third Graders Say v. 29

me: how many pets do you have
kid: well the fish keeps having guppies and eating not sure!

me: what's a word that ends with -eck
kid: heck
me: no

me: please write your name
kid: oh, that's the easy thing

me: what instrument do you play
kid: tennis 
me: try again
kid: so you're that kind of teacher
me: what type
kid: the stereotype
me: oh?
kid: yea, a teacher, eating an apple, c'mon

me: now write 'how does the eagle fly'
kid: oh good one-word 'wings'
me: no no, write the words 'how does the eagle fly'

me: are you waiting for godot
kid: to go where

me: will the tooth fairy come tonight or after shabbat
kid: i don't know, is the tooth fairy jewish
kid 1: is dong a word
me: no
kid 2: yeah...ding dong

kid: oh no i forgot how the alphabet starts

me: why are you eating paper
kid: it's fiber
me: no

kid: what do you make waffles in
me: a waffle maker
kid: you sure, that's too obvious  
me: where are the great plains
kid: in white plains, ny
me: no not in ny

me: why is your hand up
kid: because i don't have a question
me: you have that backwards then

me: what is east of massachusetts 
kid: the atlantic water
me: so close

kid: is his name george or washington
me: george washington
kid: well which is it
me: its washington
kid: nooo i don't think so 
me: what's another continent
kid: south arctica 

me: stay to your, your other right
kid: which right is wrong
me: exactly

me: the prefix re- means again
kid: so recess is cessing again
me: not quite
kid: wait wait it's reassessing if we should be in school
me: no

kid: a baguette pizza is a...bagizza...a bagapizza...a baguizza?

They keep me laughing, that is for sure!!

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17 thoughts on the matter:

Tom said... {Reply}

...out of the mouths of babes.

Michele Morin said... {Reply}

I think these 3rd grade posts are my favorite!

Meditations in Motion said... {Reply}

Hilarious! I wish I could have thought to write down some of the things my kids said when I was teaching! :)

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

I love how you always just say "no."

Kippi O'Hern said... {Reply}

Thank you so much for hosting the party. I have missed your party so glad to have the chance to visit this week.
Have a great weekend,

LA Paylor said... {Reply}

I look forward to these funny thoughts!!! You must be a creative teacher, lucky kids. I am still chuckling... Atlantic water (smart) and reassessing... omg

Lisa notes... said... {Reply}

Oh, if kids only knew how funny they were! :) My daughter's 1st graders say the funniest things too. I'm sure it makes your day brighten up when that happens.

Suchot said... {Reply}

These are awesome! Some of my favorite posts of yours. Little kids are so funny. I love when you give them the right answer and they say to you, no I don't think it's that. Lol

Shelbee on the Edge said... {Reply}

Oh my word, Tamar, I was definitely laughing out loud at this one! When I opened your page and saw the blog post title, I got so excited! I needed a good laugh today. Thank you for that!


Cloudia said... {Reply}

Most enjoyable thank you for sharing

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

So very funny. Very nice.

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

I love these! They are so funny and smart!

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

This blog post made me chuckle, Tamar!

Anonymous said... {Reply}

Those are too funny!


Joanne said... {Reply}

I just love this series of yours; it's always so funny and so sweet.

Bekah said... {Reply}

YES!!!! I LOVE THESE POSTS! I was behind on reading blogs today and now I'm glad. I needed this for the end of the day!

betty-NZ said... {Reply}

My goodness, how adorable are these quotes!! Thanks for the giggles :)

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