Re: Need some grammar help

Subject: Re: Need some grammar help
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:49:37 -0500

I ended up red-penning many of my daughter's tests and classroom memos
from one teacher. Grammar was only a part of the problem in this case.

I can't recall the exact MATH question's wording, but this one even my
daughter - then 8 - flagged:

"20 kids each get an apple. How many apples did each kid get?"

I still can't figure out how that could possibly be a math question.

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 4:51 AM, Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> So frustrating. My daughter is in high school. She encounters poorly
> written questions all the time, and they often throw her for a loop.
> She expresses herself carefully, and when others do not, she assumes
> they mean what they say rather than what they clearly meant to say.
> ...RM

Bill Swallow

Twitter: @techcommdood

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