Limerick Written with Fifth-Grade Students

11:22 AM

Today I video conferenced with fifth graders, teaching Poetry Made Easy. At the end of the session we wrote a limerick about one student's cat, who plays dead.
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I have a cat that plays dead
Perhaps it wasn’t fed
The cat fell down to the ground
The family gathered around
They put him in his bed.

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These were some of the other ideas students came up with:

a dog lying on back for belly rub

dog that sounds like a cat when he growls

When rabbit wants to be petted, the rabbit bumps against the cage

Cat that plays dead

Dog hangs head out window

Dog tries to talk

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2 comments

  1. Anonymous6:35 PM

    How do you do a video conference (somebody, please answer me) ?

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  2. Dear Anonymous,

    You would need to have the necessary technical equipment. Usually a video conference happens with a camera and a dial-up connection to an IP address. Video conferences are really neat! Feel free to ask more questions about it and I'll post some more answers if you'd like!

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