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A poem Grammar Lesson


A poem Grammar Lesson
I came across this wonderful poem and thought you may enjoy it too, and even use it in the classroom. Approve

Grammar lesson

The teacher said:
A noun is a naming word.
What is the naming word in the sentence:
�He named the ship LUSITANIA�?
�Named�, said George.
Wrong, it�s �ship�.
Oh, said George.

The teacher said:
A verb is a doing word.
What is the doing word in the sentence:
�I like doing homework�?
�Doing�, said George.
Wrong, it�s �like�.
Oh, said George.

The teacher said:
An adjective is a describing word.
What is the describing word in the sentence
�Describing sunsets is boring�?
�Describing�, said George.
Wrong, it�s �boring�.
I know it is, said George.

by Michael Rosen

29 Dec 2009      


very funny and so true! I sent it to my collegues already! thanks

29 Dec 2009     


      Thumbs UpLOL

29 Dec 2009     


Poor George!

29 Dec 2009     


Nice poem and so true! And yes, serene, you �re right: poor George!LOL

29 Dec 2009     


that is very interesting and funnyLOL .thanks for sharing.

29 Dec 2009