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Common Core Reaches a New Low Check This Out!
http://www.independentsentinel.com ^ | october 6, 2013 | Rosalie Hanson

Posted on 10/07/2013 5:17:12 PM PDT by lowbridge

Take a look at these third grade Common Core worksheets [Correction: Common Core-aligned worksheets].*

The first story for third graders takes a twisted social work approach to learning. The next story is about a cheating husband and father, and, again, it’s for third grade.

Could we forego the nonsensical touchy-feely stuff and go back to actually teaching the children how to read literature and do math?

The first worksheet is the tale of Peter and Patty. It’s a terrible piece of literature (I’m using the word ‘literature’ very loosely). It’s about a father who abandons his children in the woods but wishes them well; some woman in the woods takes them in, feeds them fruits and vegetables (she must have been listening to Michelle Obama); and they all live happily ever after. Seriously??? I don’t think I’m overstating it when I say it’s bizarre! Whoever made this up is not right in the head.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: commoncore; education; twistedhanselgretel
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Common Core math: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwJiHNr_53o
1 posted on 10/07/2013 5:17:12 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

They have to hate on fathers.


2 posted on 10/07/2013 5:18:25 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: lowbridge

That’s nothing. I was reading earlier about a common core project asking 6th graders what rights they would like removed from the constitution.


3 posted on 10/07/2013 5:18:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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Geeez. Unreal. I'll bet the brainless, young skulls full of mush had a lot of real good ideas.

sarc/

4 posted on 10/07/2013 5:24:20 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: lowbridge

screen capture please! I cannot fwd fr to my friends!


5 posted on 10/07/2013 5:26:23 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Vince Ferrer

The ‘mother’, wouldn’t be Hillary Clinton, would it?


6 posted on 10/07/2013 5:27:43 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: lowbridge

That’s really awful.

Back when I was a tot, we only had to read stories about canabalist witches.


7 posted on 10/07/2013 5:32:49 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: lowbridge

Peter and Patty is a “PC” rewrite of the old Hansel and Gretle.


8 posted on 10/07/2013 5:35:20 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: lowbridge

It’s interesting that, at a time when so much attention is being focused on the poor caliber of education our kids receive at public indoctrination centers, the NEA decides to double down on “teaching” absolutely useless crap.

And, let’s not mince words, the crap they are “teaching” is derived specifically from liberal political theory.

If you don’t protect your kids from this garbage, who do you think is going to - the government!??


9 posted on 10/07/2013 5:36:31 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for the American politburo!!)
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To: lowbridge

thank for sharing the Costello sketch. I had not seen that. Incredibly funny.


10 posted on 10/07/2013 5:39:02 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: lowbridge

http://hillsdale.edu/outreach/charterschools


11 posted on 10/07/2013 5:40:01 PM PDT by goldi
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It’s about a father who abandons his children in the woods but wishes them well...

Yeah, Hansel and Gretel. Didn't the PC police ban those old fairy tales? I guess they had to rewrite them so as to make the bad guys resemble conservatives and white males, huh? That makes it OK now.

12 posted on 10/07/2013 5:40:03 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: DustyMoment

http://hillsdale.edu/outreach/charterschools


13 posted on 10/07/2013 5:40:51 PM PDT by goldi
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To: plain talk
It comes from their movie, "Little Giant". Here is the movie in full:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y_enPVg498

14 posted on 10/07/2013 5:51:24 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge
Could we forego the nonsensical touchy-feely stuff and go back to actually teaching the children how to read literature and do math?

Uhh, no!

You want that, take your kids out of public school, then there is a chance but no assurance that that would happen. We as a society have given the indoctrination of our children over to the Federal Government, what did we expect?

15 posted on 10/07/2013 5:52:58 PM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: lowbridge
Steve Taylor wasn't so far off in 1985 with Lifeboat
16 posted on 10/07/2013 5:54:23 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: lowbridge

sounds like a take off on Hansel and Gretel but the witch is good.


17 posted on 10/07/2013 6:04:16 PM PDT by RightLady
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“Could we forego the nonsensical touchy-feely stuff and go back to actually teaching the children how to read literature and do math?”

Yes, It’s called homeschool.


18 posted on 10/07/2013 6:08:06 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: lowbridge

Why do I have no audio on Youtube, all of a sudden? Started yesterday.


19 posted on 10/07/2013 6:24:33 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: jeffc

Most of the old fairy tales were rewritten to have more of a communistic slant to them I believe.

Everyone works together for the common good.

Everyone is equal.

Nobody wins and nobody looses.

An animal that would normally kill other animals works with the other animals for the common good.

All the animals work together to raise the wheat and make the bread and each gets an equal share.


20 posted on 10/07/2013 6:26:27 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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