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Giselle Pulford

POETRY: Homework, Oh Homework!

Grades: 7th Grade, 6th Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: Writing, Home Learning, English Language Arts

Student Instructions

Click on the image to access the YouTube video. Watch the video twice (because the first time, you'll just be watching!). On the second viewing, try to listen to the words of the poem. This advertisement is using the poem "Homework. Oh, Homework!" by Jack Prelutsky When you have finished viewing, click add On page 1, read the three poems about school, including the homework poem. These poems have a similar theme and they all use a rhyming technique. On page 2, find the task instructions about writing your own school poem. Click check when you're finished.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Apple iPad and pen advertisement, uploaded to YouTube by user iApple (2019). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMpuHtA0tLw Poems referenced: "Homework, Oh Homework" by Jack Prelutsky "Recess, Oh Recess" by Darren Sardelli "What I learned in School" by Robert Pottle