Homeschooling works in part for me because I so completely cherish being the one who receives my children's literal thinking.
Theo's doing math this morning. Here's the question:
A pumpkin weights 8 lbs.
An apple weighs 4 oz.
What is the difference in their weight?
His answer: one is measured in pounds, the other in ounces.
Tee hee. Smart, right, and not what the writers of the book were looking for at all.