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My Dog Ate My Homework

My dog ate my homework.
That mischievous pup
got hold of my homework
and gobbled it up.

My dog ate my homework.
It's gonna be late.
I guess that the teacher
will just have to wait.

My dog ate my homework.
He swallowed it whole.
I shouldn't have mixed it
with food in his bowl.

--Kenn Nesbitt

 

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On Apr 17, 2014 seth from us wrote:
that poem was so funny and I liked it
On Apr 11, 2014 Dahiana from United States wrote:
I love your poem they rhyme and they are funny.
On Apr 9, 2014 Ellie Kjeldsen from United States wrote:
You saved me cause I have to memorize a poem and yours are AWESOME!!!!!!! I love dogs!THANKS FOR EVERYTHING. Mr Nesbitts you ROCK
On Apr 4, 2014 sophie hill from England wrote:
Thank your poem helped me with my homework.
On Mar 19, 2014 Nikolas Bruic from Canada wrote:
Thanks for helping me with my homework

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Reading Level of this Poem

Teachers may find this information useful. Please note that Lexile Measures are intended for prose, not poetry. So, technically, the Lexile Measure of any poem should be NP (for non-prose). Nevertheless, this information is frequently requested, so I provide the Lexile Measure for this poem as if it were prose. The Grade Level Average, below, may be a more accurate guide to the reading level of this poem.

Lexile Text Measure: 350L
  
 Grade Level Measures
ATOS Level: 2.5
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 1.9
Gunning-Fog Index: 6.4
SMOG Index: 4.9
Automated Readability Index: 1
Grade Level Average: 3.3
  
 Text Statistics
Word Count: 55 words
Line Count: 12 lines
Average Line Length: 4.6 words
Average Sentence Length: 6.9 words
Average Word Length: 3.9 letters
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