In honor of school starting, following are a few stories from my sister who teaches second grade.
Quotes from Second Graders
- This looks just like my sister only she has a different face.
- Do you know those scrunchy people you saw me with in the mall? Those were my grandparents.
- Climate is when you climb something.
- Pink eye happens when you get cologne in your eyes. You know, that stuff in swimming pools.
- What does transparent mean? When your parents put a lid on it and you can bring it to school.
Exchanges with Second Graders
Teacher: You may not throw wet paper towels in the garbage.
Student throws a wet paper towel in the garbage.
Teacher: What did I just say?
Student: You said we couldn’t throw wet paper towels in the garbage but I didn’t hear you.
Student: Teacher, I brought a pencil box and scissors for you.
Teacher: That was so nice
Student: I’m a girl scout – what do you expect?
Dad: How do you like school, son?
Dad: What do you do all day?
Son: Well, we work in our math books. And we write in our diarrheas.
Teacher talks to class about importance of washing hands after using the bathroom.
Student: I went to the bathroom and I didn’t wash my hands. But don’t worry, it’s okay. I didn’t pee on them.
Student was vomiting so mom picked her up and took her to work with her.
Teacher: Sara, where did you stay yesterday?
Student: I went to work with mom. I stayed in the room with the garbage and paper towels.
Written notes from Second Graders
Note #1 – I’m sorry for whatever I did. I’m sorry. If it happens again you just get mad.
Note #2 – I’ll say I’m sorry. If it happens again I’ll hit myself 4 times in the head because I have a hard head so it doesn’t hurt and I’ll try to stop by covering my mouth.
Dear Teacher I got a IBM computer . It has lots of games. I have spelled most of this rite because it has a biltin dikshonarey . It is fun .
Little kids are some of the funniest people on the planet.
May the farce be with you!