I’m the best at dyslexia — Rick, age 9.
The first line is important, and the second line is important, and… — a student, when asked what was important about a literary passage.
A high school teacher asked when surfing was popular in the USA. A cheerleader in the class said:
The ’60s. The teacher asked her to be more specific, and she said, confidently:
Rhode. — answer given to the question “What is the only island state?”
How will that help? — kindergarten student, when the class was instructed to hold up two fingers if any of them had to go to the bathroom.
In a preschool class I used to teach, we had two little girls who played every day that they were characters from classic Disney cartoons. One day I heard one calling the other “Allison.” I didn’t know a single Disney character named Allison, so I asked the little girl who she was today. She replied: