Sounds Abound!

For their second lesson, 2nd graders at Swift closed their eyes to listen and remember the different sounds  of home; outdoor sounds, and sounds of other places.  They had to go into their memory banks to remember the sounds heard at school. Enjoy their Sound Poems!

Ms. Popovic
2nd Grade

What do you hear in the city?
Apara S.

I hear the cats saying meow  Meow
I hear dogs say woof woof Woof
I hear music La I hear my parents laughing Hahahaha
I hear people cheering outside Yay
I hear people speaking Bhla bhla
I hear a helicopter
Tctctctctctctc cdcdcdcdcddc
I hear things crash. CRASH
I hear owls speaking Hoot
I hear birds chirping. Chirp
I hear people drinking Gulp Gulp Gulp


sounds I hear at home
Aradhya P.

I hear my little sister’s cries Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa whaaaaaaaa
My mom making fffffzzzzzzzz
My big sister (she is 20 I think) singing a song la la ho ho laaaaa
My alarm clock ringing Vzzzzzzzzzzzzx
The clock ticking  tiki tok
My dad snoring at night  Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz
My mom watering the plant at home sssssssssss


Cars, Trucks, People
Marc A.

I hear the cars beeping, beep beep! I hear trains around my apartment Chugga chugga shoo shoo!
I hear semi trucks honking HONK! HONK! HONK!
I hear the clock  Tick tock, tick tock.
I hear the garbage truck getting garbage CRASH! CRASH!


On the Plane
Krish G.

I am in the plane and I hear the engine of the plane Vvvvvh
I am in the plane and I hear the people talking blah blah blah
I am in the plane and I hear the air hostess putting the food and drinks on the tray Boink!
I am in the plane and I hear the air Bhhh
I am in the plane and I hear the air hostess say “We landed safely”



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