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A poem Grammar Lesson



baiba
Latvia

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      



MarionG
Netherlands

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

29 Dec 2009     



silvanija
Lithuania

      Thumbs UpLOL

29 Dec 2009     



serene
Greece

 
 
Poor George!

29 Dec 2009     



niacouto
Portugal

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

29 Dec 2009     



kons
Morocco

that is very interesting and funnyLOL .thanks for sharing.

29 Dec 2009