Rules for School
Get to school before the bell.
In the classroom, do not yell.
In the hallway, do not run.
Make sure that your homework’s done.
Tie your shoes and comb your hair.
Don’t start dancing on your chair.
Don’t draw pictures on the wall.
Don’t ride skateboards in the hall.
Don’t chew bubblegum in class.
Don’t bring bugs in from the grass.
Don’t say things you know are rude.
Never, ever throw your food.
These are rules you should obey.
As for me, I’m sad to say
that’s a list of every rule
I forgot today at school.
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 1
Topics: School Poems
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