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Overall rating 4 out of 54.8 (12 ratings)

Last updated 22 August 2014, created 01 December 2010, viewed 16,905

This poem is narrated by a child who is lonely and who dreads the whole playtime experience. For them it definitely isn't time to play. The poem can be used as a stimulus for class discussion on how to address the issues of loneliness and how to make friends at playtime.

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Excellent way to start a class discussion. Thank you.

from fbuh08, 15 December 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

What a wonderful poignant poem. I will share it with the teachers. Thank you.

from Lessie, 15 July 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

thank you for this ; so useful for the classroom but also for friendship issues

from mycall4u, 19 May 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thanks for being generous with your work.

from duder, 03 March 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Used this in anti- bullying week. Thank you

from forestje, 01 December 2012
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