So, the other day as I was teaching, I came to the realization that TV is giving my students the wrong ideas and a sense of humor. After reading some articles, we were having a discussion on the Great Depression, what caused it, how it impacted people, etc. At the end of the discussion, one of my sixth grade students raised her hand, and she said, "Ms. Husbands, I think what the people of that time needed was Cymbalta." I proceeded to make a silly smirk and replied, "Funny, but you watch too much TV!" For those of you who don't know what Cymbalta is used for . . . it's a prescription for depression. Yes, I probably also watch too much TV.
Gotta love those student comments.