I'm so frustrated. We just had dd's PT conference where we finally got to see her work and it's full of little juicy tidbits where dd answered very ambiguous questions with perfectly intelligent responses and was told they were wrong and that she needed to write something less thoughtful.

Example:

________________________________________

Write the number.

six ________ eight ________

seven ________ nine ______

_________________________________________

She wrote

six seven eight nine

seven eight nine ten

_________________________________________

her teacher had her correct it to

six 6 eight 8

seven 7 nine 9

_________________________________________

I know this is the stuff that makes her crazy at school.

Dd is in first grade.

Example:

________________________________________

Write the number.

six ________ eight ________

seven ________ nine ______

_________________________________________

She wrote

six seven eight nine

seven eight nine ten

_________________________________________

her teacher had her correct it to

six 6 eight 8

seven 7 nine 9

_________________________________________

I know this is the stuff that makes her crazy at school.

**So, how do you get teachers to properly word assignments and to show children that they value their thinking?**Dd is in first grade.

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