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Welcome Back to School

A Funny School Poem for Kids

From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

"Dear students, the summer has ended.
The school year at last has begun.
But this year is totally different.
I promise we'll only have fun.

"We won't study any mathematics,
and recess will last all day long.
Instead of the pledge of allegiance,
we'll belt out a rock-and-roll song.

"We'll only play games in the classroom.
You're welcome to bring in your toys.
It's okay to run in the hallways.
It's great if you make lots of noise.

"For homework, you'll play your Nintendo.
You'll have to watch lots of T.V.
For field trips we'll go to the movies
and get lots of candy for free.

"The lunchroom will only serve chocolate
and triple fudge sundaes supreme."
Yes, that's what I heard from my teacher
before I woke up from my dream.

--Kenn Nesbitt


Copyright © 2007 Kenn Nesbitt. All Rights Reserved.

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Revenge of the Lunch Ladies


On Apr 26, 2015 Izzy from North Carolina, USA wrote:
This is an awesome poem!
On Apr 19, 2015 RachRach from Ny wrote:
Wish it was true
On Mar 7, 2015 Archana from Sri Lanka wrote:
Good , if it come true..
On Mar 6, 2015 Jackie from Australia wrote:
Wish that poem was true!
On Feb 28, 2015 Liana from Australia WA Perth wrote:
I got to say this at a school assembly is was sooo fun!

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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: 570L
 Grade Level Measures
ATOS Level: 4.2
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 2.9
Gunning-Fog Index: 5.2
SMOG Index: 4.2
Automated Readability Index: 3.2
Grade Level Average: 3.9
 Text Statistics
Word Count: 133 words
Line Count: 20 lines
Average Line Length: 6.7 words
Average Sentence Length: 8.3 words
Average Word Length: 4.3 letters
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