Good-bye Six - Hello, Seven
I'm getting a higher bunk bed.
And I'm getting a bigger bike.
And I'm getting to cross Connecticut Avenue all by
myself, if I like.
And I'm getting to help do dishes.
And I'm getting to weed the yard.
And I'm getting to think
that seven could be hard.
Viorst, Judith. 1983. If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Worries. Illustrated by: Lynne Cherry. New York:
Extension: Students could try writing their own version of the poem using the following format:
And I'm getting to think that ________ could be hard.
Module 2: Poetry Break 9