A Day in the Life of a Student in Thialand

5:50~Wake Up

Laddawadee Maroomdee ,also known as Noon, is 12 years old. Noon live with her parents,sister, cousin, and grandmother. Noon wakes up and gets ready to start the day.She takes a shower and and puts on her Thailand school uniform.

School uniforms in Thailand.

6:20~Breakfast Time

Noon's dad makes breakfast . Sometimes her dad will make khao tom.

Khao Tom is a porridge made of rice and milk.

6:45 A.M.~Pray

Noon pray at a shrine in her living room before she leaves. She will then head to school, which is half a mile away, in her Dad's pickup truck. Because of traffic it take 40 minutes for her to get to school.

Thailand students going to school in a truck.

8:00 A.M.~First Class

Her first class is math also known as Thai language. Noon excels in math.

Thai language

9:00 A.M.~Second class

Noon's second class is either social studies or English.

English class in Thailand.

10:00~ Recess

She talks with her friends and eats some ice cream.

Thailand ice cream

10:30 A.M.~ Third class

In home economics, Noon is learning to sew.

Sewi in Thailand

11:30 A.M.~Lunch time

She eats kluay tiaow, which is noodles and rice, or gai tawt, which is fried chicken.

Kluay tiaow

12:30 P.M.

At this time Noon will have just three more hours of school left.

Kids drawing at a Thailand school

3:30 P.M.~ Dance Class

Noon walks next door to my sister's school. Every other Wednesday, Noon has dance class were she is learning traditional Thai dances.

Traditional Thai dance outfits

4:30 P.M.~Heads Home

Noon's dad then comes and picks her and her siblings up.When she gets home she takes another shower and then helps her grandmother take care of her baby cousin.

Grandmother and child from Thailand.

6:15 P.M.~ Dinner Time

If Noon's mom cooks, Noon prepares the rice. Noon's favorite dish is kraprao gai with basil leaves.

Kraprao Gai

7:00 P.M.~ Free Time

Noon watches TV or plays games on the computer.

Thailand kids watching TV

9:00 P.M.~ Bed Time

Before Noon goes to sleep she prays for her family and friends.

Thailand child praying.

A Day in the Life of a American Student

6:15 A.M.~ Wake Up

I wake up and get ready for school. Then I eat breakfast which is normally a cinnamon sugar bagel and a cappuccino.

Cinnamon sugar bagel

7:40 A.M.~ Going to school

We then head to the high school to my dad's physics classroom where we talk until it is 7:50. They my dad and I go to his engineering classroom we he gets his room ready for his first class. We walk to the main entrance which is were we split up and I head to school and my dad goes into the mail room. I start walking to the middle school with a positive attitude.

Going to school

7:55 A.M.~ First Period

When I get to the middle school I head to the gym where all the students sit and wait for the school day to start. The bell rings at 8:10 and I then go to my locker. I then head to my first class which is now Health.


9:08 A.M.~Second and Third Period

My second period is always science and third period is always social studies.

My 2nd and 3rd periods

10:56 A.M.~ Lunch Time

Then it is time for lunch were my friend and I sit at our regular table. The whole time we will talk and eat our lunch

School lunch

11:30 A.M.~Fourth and Fifth Period

My next to periods are Math and Adv. Language Arts.We normally work on IXL almost the whole time in both of these classes.

What math looks like in my eyes.

1:18 P.M.~Last Period

My last period is engineering where we are learning how to use software that engineers use in there jobs.


2:12 P.M.~Advisory

In advisory we work on stuff that we need to get done for school.

American Advisory class

2:47 P.M.~Heading Home

At this point I am really tired and just want to head home. I walk back over to the high school to my dad's science class which is where we gather together to then head back home.

We trying to stay wake after school

5:40 P.M. ~Dinner

When we get home I help my parents with dinner. My favorite thing to eat is pizza hoagies, which are hoagies that have beef paddies, cheese, tomato sauce, and pepperoni.After we eat I start working on my homework.

Pizza hoagies

I take a shower and then go to my bedroom where I lay in bed and play on my phone for a while until I fall asleep.

9:40~Bed Time


In american we have a lot more space it our cars and we don't have to wake up as early. The cars in Thailand are packed with people in the front and back of the car. Noon has to wake up at 5:50 A.M. while I wake up at 6:15 A.M. We both have lots of activities to do after school like noon has dance I have softball. We both like to help our parents get dinner ready.