Me: Ok, take out your math book, remote, and a pencil.
Student: Mr. Hackman someone took my remote.
Me: Could you do me a favor and double-check?
Student: Nope, it's not here.
Me: Could someone sitting next to him check his desk, please?
Student 2: Nope, it's not there.
Me: You do realize, in a moment, I am going to walk over there and pull the remote out of the desk, right?
Student: It REALLY is not here.
I then walk over, reach in, and pull the remote out of the desk. The students stare at me like I just accessed an extra-dimensional wormhole.
This is why I don't put a lot of stock into 2nd grade state-standardized tests. 🙂