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  • There are 7 coconuts on the tree and then 3 fall off. How many coconuts are left on the tree?
  • Me: What's the equation for this problem?
  • 1st Grader: The equation is how to make coconuts.
  • Me: WHAT??!! I mean, what?????????????
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  • 1st Grader: I want a dog like my cousin's. They're good pets AND they understand English. If you say, "Go fetch," it'll understand and fetch the ball.
  • Me: What kind of dog?
  • 1st Grader: A German Shepard.
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Sometimes I am so impressed with my students that I am speechless.. 

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After one lesson on verbs, my student identifies them on her research report! 

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But sometimes they leave me speechless for other reasons… 

2. What do you think a “mistress” is? I miss my tety (teddy) bear.

What? haha! 

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Me: ????????????????

1st Grader: ????????????????

Me: HAHHAHHAHAHA!

1st Grader: ????????????????

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My kids should believe me when I say, “I CAN SEE EVERYTHING!!” I love her apology… “I am sorry because I didn’t use my brain.” So cute ♥

*She did spell ‘brain’ correctly.. her ‘a’ is smushed ^^ 

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  • 1st Grader: He's talking about a bad word.
  • Me: What's the bad word?
  • 1st Grader: The F-word!
  • Me: O.O What's the F-word?
  • 1st Grader: F--U--
  • Me: *GASP*
  • 1st Grader: ---N---K
  • Me: F-U-N-K? That's not a bad word.
  • 1st Grader: Oh *shrug* okay!
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I love correcting spelling tests on Fridays because my kids always draw and/or write random things on the back when they’re finished. Here are my favorites from last week :) 

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  • 1st Grade Boy #1: [Excited] Miss Lee, tomorrow is my friend's birthday!
  • Me: Happy birthday to your friend! What's his name?
  • 1st Grade Boy #1: [Thinks long and hard] .......
  • Me: You don't know his name?
  • 1st Grade Boy #1: Hm, my mom didn't tell me his name.
  • 1st Grade Boy #2: Maybe it's a cousin, not a friend.
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  • 1st Grader: I know lots of people who forget to wear their pants.
  • Me: PUAHHA! What? WHO?
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  • Me: Please show me how model students sit!
  • 1st Graders: [Adjust bodies]
  • 1st Grade Boy: [Lets out longggggggggg fart]
  • Me: HAHAHAHAH. It's not funny! HA... not funny. Not funny... hehe