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nothing better than an intelligent sense of humor

Posted by on Apr. 19, 2013 at 6:39 PM
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I LOVE our school system here.  There are so many very sweet, very bright kids, and amazing teachers..... they all work together to give the kids the most wonderful school experience!!!!


My 5th grade daughter is doing an american revolution simulation.  They had the kids answer some questions and based on their answers they were either loyalists, patirots, or neutralists.  They have done all sorts of fun "games" to drive home some points.  Today's game was giving each kid a cup full of m&ms, then they read off a list of "rules" and if they broke a rule they had to give a certain number of m&ms to the tax collectors, parliament, and king.  Rules were fun like: no wearing sports shoes, no wearing jeans, no wearing yellow, etc.  So if the kids had it on they had to give up m&ms.  Also there were taxes on sharpening pencils, borrowing supplies, and things of that nature.  The kids had a blast and it really brought forth the ideas.

WELL, some of the patriots snuck in during lunch and dumped all the classroom supplies on the floor and put a hand drawn flag on top of the supplies. 

LMBO!  It was their own form of the Boston Tea Party.  Gotta LOVE intelligent humor!

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ALolies
by Red Room Rebel on Apr. 19, 2013 at 7:05 PM

clapping

Mariagma3
by Wild Midwest Lady on Apr. 19, 2013 at 7:17 PM

 They had some good ideas!

crazymom729
by Cajun Witch (dealer) on Apr. 19, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Haha love it! What a way to get the kids involved!
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maryg38
by Sweet Mary <3 on Apr. 19, 2013 at 7:46 PM
What an excellent teaching experience for the kids!!!
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GoddessJohnnie
by Goddess Johnnie on Apr. 19, 2013 at 9:12 PM

That sounds like an awesome activity!  I've gotta remember that for next year!

starlight1968
by 40ish hang out queen on Apr. 19, 2013 at 11:50 PM

 lol what a way to learn...neato

iluv2bmum
by on Apr. 20, 2013 at 7:59 AM
That sounds like an amazing way to learn. :-)
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