Thursday, October 23, 2008

Are You Smarter Than a 4th Grader?

Austin, my 4th grader wants to challenge you. Can you figure these out? This was some of his homework last night for critical thinking class.
I'll post answers this weekend. Try playing with your kids and see if they can figure them out. It's kind of fun...









9 comments:

Marie Lanathoua said...

Ok, I will try

1)head over heals
2) Need to think about this one
3) Long Over due
4) Walk a straight line
5) still thinking
6) stay on course
7)taken for granted
8)just in time

It's funny at the end of yesterday I looked at this and my mind was blank, but I wanted to see if I can get them...as soon as I looked, these thoughts came to me....hope they are correct. I need to think about a three...get back to ya! This is cool!

Marie Lanathoua said...

Correction
4) Walk to the left or walking on the left...urghhhh

Still trying to figure the others....

Marie Lanathoua said...

last one...thumbs up!!! whoo hooo

Ok I am suppose to be working....AT WORK!

ricericebaby said...

1. Head over heels
2. Set up
3. Long over due
4. Walk to the left (??)
5. Eating between meals
6. Stay on course
7. Taken for granted
8. Just in time
9. Thumbs up

What is #4??

Marie Lanathoua said...

Good job rice rice baby.....now I see what 2 and 5 is...duh!!! I am questioning #4 too...

Lisa said...

OK here goes.
I tried not to look at the other answers and succeeded except for the last one.

1. head over heels
2. upset
3. long overdue
4. sidewalk
5. eating between meals
6. stay on course
7. taken for granted
8. just in time
9. I saw the answer from another comment but didn't get it myself (thumbs up)

.Lisa

Bridget said...

Good Job! Lisa was right #4 is sidewalk. I'll post some more next week. Thanks for playing:)

Lisa said...

Thanks Bridget! I will look forward to more! I have loved playing with words all my life.

Marie Lanathoua said...

oh my gosh....sidewalk...duh.....thanks Bridget!