* When I asked my Year 2 class to explain the meaning of symmetry, one girl volunteered: "Is it where you go when you are dead?" ANN STEARDSON
* I asked my journalist husband to pop into my Year 1 class one morning and talk about his job. This followed work on grammatical terms.
As he entered the classroom, I said: "This is Mr Becker. Who can remember what he does?"
Up went the hand of one of the most forward boys. "He's an adjective, Miss."
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