It’s been quite a while since I went poking around in the stack of paperwork and whatnot from my elementary school days (a document trove even larger than my pile of rejection letters), so I thought that this week I would go fishing in there and see what I came up with. And lo! I found an ancient mimeograph of the ancient Rules for First Grade from many years ago. It’s not quite as old as the Code of Hammurabi, but on the other hand, it’s not as well preserved. Let’s have a look!Continue reading “The Early Years: Old School (Rules)”
The Early Years: Senses+
So this being a holiday weekend (although this post should appear the week after Memorial Day, assuming I don’t screw up the scheduling, it was actually prepared the week before), I was feeling kind of lazy, and decided to dip back into the giant cache of my elementary school papers that my folks excavated from the house where I grew up. This week, I grabbed a mimeograph of an old assignment about the senses:Continue reading “The Early Years: Senses+”
The Early Years: Mother Said, “Where Are Your Pants?”
So this week I was taking something out of the closet in the office when I accidentally knocked over a pile of “The Early Years” materials, reminding me that I hadn’t done one of those posts in a while. And since the stack had conveniently shuffled itself by falling on the floor, this seemed like as good a time as any to pull something out of it; and so I present, “Scrambled Eggs”.Continue reading “The Early Years: Mother Said, “Where Are Your Pants?””
The Early Years: Accident-Prone Much?
From the “Doesn’t This Happen To Everyone?” Department:
The Early Years: You Forgot One
It’s never too soon to learn about the “five” senses:
The Early Years: Jim Is A Singing Snitch
I’m not sure if this checklist considers “Tells On Other Children” to be a good thing or a bad thing. And “Participates Freely in Singing”? I find that hard to believe!
The Early Years: Space Battle; Or, Why I Didn’t Do My Own Comic Book Artwork
My drawing ability never did get much better than this:
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