My five-year old students are learning to read.

Yesterday one of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said, Look at this! It's a frickin' elephant!

I took a deep breath, then asked... "What did you call it?"

"It's a frickin' elephant! It says so on the picture!"

And so it does...

' A f r i c a n E l e p h a n t '

Hooked on phonics! Ain't it wonderful?

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