We wrote these poems after watching a video called COLONIAL HOUSE!
Busy Mum, too busy Washing the clothes In the olden days Outside It was hard work. By Ripeka Dad, good Dad, friendly Dad Painting ash and oil on the house In the 1900s On the roof To protect the roof from the rain. By Lewis Emma, the big girl Milks cows and looks after the baby 100 years ago In the forest They were busy By Juliet Lazy little boys Jumping on the wood 100 years ago Next to the house They didn’t want to do any work. By Nathan Lazy boy Going eeling In the 1900s By the creek So we have food to eat. By Trace Happy girl Milking the cow 100 years ago In the paddock (there was no fence) So my family can drink milk. By Rachel My name is Emma, a lazy girl Complaining about milking the cow In the olden days I helped Mum. By Nakeyta Playing baby Watching Mum do washing In 1909 In the farm I do not have any jobs. By Ryan