Let Me out of the Classroom
(sing to the tune of "Take Me out to the Ballgame")
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From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies
Let me out of the classroom.
Let me out of the school.
I’m not so good at geography.
I would rather be watching T.V.
It’s still twenty minutes till recess.
Lunch is hours away.
Won’t you please, please, please get me out
of the class today?
Someone’s here with a note now.
Teacher’s calling my name.
He says my mother is right outside.
I should go and she’ll give me a ride
to my yearly dentist appointment.
I forgot it’s today!
Teacher please, please, please help me out.
Won’t you let me stay?
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 1
Poetic Techniques: Lyric & Dramatic Poems
From the Book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies
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