The following excerpts are actual answers given on history tests
and Sunday school quizzes by children in 5th and 6th grades.
They were collected over a period of two years by two teachers.
It is all there, mispelling,bad grammar, misplaced modifiers,
and of course spelling.
Ancient Egypt was old. It was inhabited by gypsies and mummies
who all wrote in hydraulics. They lived in the Sarah Dessert.
The climate of the Sarah is such that all inhabitants have to
Moses led the Hebrew slaves to the Red Sea where they made
unleavened bread made without any ingredients. moses went up
on Mount Cyanide to get the ten commandos. He died before he ever
reached Canada but the commandos made it.
Solomon had three hundred wives and seven hundred porcupines. He
was a actual hysterical figure as well as being in the bible.
It sounds like he was sort of busy too.
The Greeks were a highly sculptured people, and without them we
wouldn't have history. The Greeks also had Myths. A Myth is a
young female moth.
Socrates was a famous old Greek teacher who went around giving
good advice. They killed him. He later died from an overdose of
wedlock, which is apparently poisonous. After he died his career
suffered a dramatic decline.
In the first olympic games, Greeks ran races, jumped, hurled biscuits,
and through the Java. The games were messier than they show on TV now.
Julius Caesar extinguished himself on the battlefields of Gaul.
The Ides of March murdered him because they thought that he was
going to be made king. Dying, he gasped out "Same to you Brutus".
Joan of Arc was burnt to a steak and was canonized by Bernard Shaw
for reasons I don't really understand. The English and the
French still have problems.
Saturday, September 16, 2006