Sunday, June 12, 2011

You Must Be Homeschooled If . . .

My fellow blogger, Heddi Craft, shared this humorous list, which she found on a homeschool e-list. A quick Google search led to several instances and versions of this list, but not the original posting. So, if you are the original poster, and can provide proof, I will be happy to give you appropriate credit.

In the meantime, enjoy!

You Must Be Homeschooled If . . .
1. Someone asks what grade you're in and you're not sure.

2. You sometimes go to school in your pajamas.

3. You sleep till 9:00 am on school days, but get up early on Sundays.

4. Your favorite author is Jane Austen or Robert Louis Stevenson.

5. Your birthday is an official school holiday.

6. You don't get to stay home from school when you're sick.

7. Your favorite activity is reading.

8. You know what a unit study is.

9. You have attempted to teach yourself physics.

10. You know the scientific names of dinosaurs from A to Z.

11. Watching a movie means you'll have to write a report comparing the film to the book.

12. You dress up as historical or literary characters for Halloween.

13. You exchange e-mail Valentines with your homeschool pen pals.

14. You can get science credit for going to the dentist or doctor.

15. You go to the park for P.E.

16. You check out at least ten books every time you visit the library.

17. You get books and science kits for your birthday.

18. Your board games all have names like "Bookworm," "Scrabble," S'math," "Game of Knowledge," and "Name the State."

19. Your home library is arranged in Dewey Decimal order.

20. Your favorite place to study is outside, under a tree.

21. You memorize math formulas and Latin root words for fun.

22. You never get nervous on the first day of school.

23. The only bully you ever run into is your big brother.

24. You are unaware of the current fads, fashions, and slang terms.

25. You have no idea what rock bands are currently popular.

26. You don't have to worry about forgetting your lunch or your schoolbooks.

27. You don't have to remember a locker combination, just your computer password.

28. There are only nine students in your class, but all of them are your brothers and sisters.

29. Your school bus is a nine-passenger van.

30. You can get extra credit for cleaning your room.

Article by Sarah J. Wilson

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