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My Dog Ate My Homework

From the book The Biggest Burp Ever

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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The Biggest Burp Ever


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On Mar 16, 2015 Kool from California wrote:
Cool poem I like it its reminds me when my puppy ate my homework
On Jan 22, 2015 Chandreyi Chakraborty from INDIA wrote:
cool! Iv become his fan since I read "I Think My Dad is Dracula"
On Jan 22, 2015 Genta from London UK wrote:
You saved me I was meant to memorise a poem for 3 weeks I think and I managed to learn it of by heart in 2 DAYS because I didn't bother doing it earlier. Your poem is hilarious and is awesome
On Jan 22, 2015 Ameya Jamkar from India wrote:
A very nice poem.Kenn Nesbitt is a fantastic poet
On Jun 16, 2014 Harun from Germany wrote:
wow so amazing

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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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