Sunday, 11 November 2012

The Things Kids Say....

The weeks are flying by, I can't believe we are up to Week 6 of Term 4! With the day off on Tuesday, a full teaching day with yard duty score, the rest of the week just seemed to fly by. Another teacher crafty day yesterday (we are making so many Christmas goodies, lots of the kids at my school are getting teacher handmade gifts this year from their addicted to pinterest teachers!

This week, we seemed to get a little lost in all the testing we have to do at this time of the year. Anybody else feeling my pain? Anyway, here are a few great comments from my class this week!

One boy was writing in his weekend writing. He had spelt most words correctly and the I came across the word "2wise". I double checked, "2wise", I have never seen twice spelt like that!

Then another boy was sharing this great plane he had made at home (it was huge!). (Background story, this boy has this year carved a gecko, made a titanic and is always building something). Another boy said "You know Jamie's 15 Minute Meals, well you should have Devan's 15 Minutes Crafts" I was having a sip of water at the time and could feel the spray affect about to happen!

But the winner was in a boys weekend writing. He had written:
"On the weekend I went to the beach. When we got there we had a picnic. *"
I was thinking * footnote perhaps? Well yes it was! I headed to the bottom of the page and it said "*This is not the chocolate coated bar this is a picnic with a picnic blanket" and then the story continued to say "We had to drink lots of water because it was 28 degrees Celsius". I guess I had asked for lots of detail and that is what he delivered! Earlier in the year we had read the series of books "My Crazy School Daze books and they always contain footnotes - I guess it stuck for this boy!

And if you are wondering, yes, there are girls in my class too, I just seem to have ended up with two thirds boys and they are the ones that are always talking!

On a side and very sad note. A fabulous and very generous blogger by the name of Teresa at 2nd Grade Pen is unfortunately not well. She was very encouraging to me when I first started on TpT and happily offered lots of advice to build my store to what it is today. This is her TpT store. My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family. Cynthia at 2nd Grade Pad and TpT friends have put together an amazing pack you can receive after donating to help Teresa. Please head over to 2nd Grade Pad to read more information about how you can help.

2 comments :

  1. I can't believe you're finishing your 4th term! When did you start school? Your kids sound very cute!

    Don't Let The Teacher Stay Up Late

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    1. Hi Melissa,

      The kids are cuties! We started at the end of January, work to just before Christmas with 3 separate blocks of 2 weeks holidays in between! Thanks for visiting my blog!

      Alison

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