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quiz by Michelle Morissette
Listen to the song as many times as you need. Then fill in the missing words.
I'm five years old It's getting I've got my big on I your laugh And look up at you I run and run Past the pumpkin patch And the tractor Look now -- the sky is I hug your legs and fall On the way home I don't know why all the trees in the fall I know you're not scared of at all Don't know if Snow White's house is near or far But I know I had the day With you I'm now And don't know how my Could be so I come home
and you hold me tight and grab the And we drive and
until we've found a
far enough away
and we talk and -shop
I don't know who I'm talk to Now at school I know I'm laughing on the car ride with you Don't know how long it's gonna to feel okay But I know I had the day With you I have an father His is making me stronger God smiles on my little Inside and out He's than I am I grew up in a pretty And I had space to And I had the best with you There is a I found from back when I was You set up a paint set in the kitchen And you're to me It's the age of and pirate ships And the seven dwarfs Daddy's And you're the lady in the whole wide world Now I why all the trees change in the I know you were on my Even when I was wrong And I love you for me your eyes Staying back and watching me And I didn't know if you So I'm taking this to say That I had the day With you
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Discuss with a partner or a group.
1. Close your eyes and spend a minute thinking about what you can remember
about things you and your mother did when you were five years old. Try to
2. Tell your partner(s) what you "saw" or remember - even if it is only small
fragments. As a group write as many key words to describe what you
remember ( words and phrases - no sentences)
3. Do the same thing again. Only this time, think back to when you are young
teenager of 13. What do you remember? Follow the same procedure as in
4. Close your eyes and think again. Think about your present relationship
with your mother. What kind of reationship do you have? Is it similar or
different to the one you had when you were five, 13. Talk about what you
do with and say to each other now. Again, have your group write key
1. Use some of the "keywords" in any of the previous three activities to write about one of the best days you ever spent with your mother. Try to make the story as complete as possible.
2. What was was the main feeling you remember from that day? Why was it such a good day? Make that your topic sentence.
3. Provide details that include who you were with, what happened ( in detail),
when and where you were, how you felt and why.
4. Write a conclusion that goes back to the beginning and that reflects oon
why this was such a wonderful day. Make a recommendatiin or an overall
comment on the importance of these kinds of days with our mothers, or our