Read-alouds, Daddy style

[John is reading Tales of Robin Hood to the girls]

“… He stepped up to address the crowd and silence fell. When they stood silence back up again, he said in a loud voice…”

[Oh, the fun he adds to make sure they’re paying attention!]

What if there’s more than two?

“… and what do you call it when there’s only one?”
– Mama, reviewing some basics from previous grammar lessons

– Emily, smiling because she got an easy question

“And what do you call it when there’s more than one?”
– Mama, expecting another quick answer to another easy question

“… Doubular?”
– Amanda, knowing that’s not quite it, but completely unable to think of the right word