Are You Smarter than an 8th Grader?

This exam was given to 8th grade students the Bullitt County Kentucky Schools in 1912.   Perhaps this model would be good to use in the government schools instead of Common Core?

1912 8th grade exam

 

 http://www.bullittcountyhistory.com/bchistory/schoolexam1912.html

 

2 Responses to Are You Smarter than an 8th Grader?

  1. Wendy says:

    No, I’m not. Not even a fifth grader! 🙂
    Amazing how far the standards have come down.

    • Anne says:

      Sadly, I know I could not pass this exam. This would be a good one to work on a little at a time though. 🙂 Thanks for commenting my friend. ~Anne

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