Here they are finally after 2 years of searching Cut and paste them for your own copy The Nameless Paper Shakespeare asked: “What’s in a name?” Ten points each paper, I proclaim Please sign your John Hancock here Or get a kleenex for your tear Talking Please don’t speak without permission Or your hand will be in poor condition And your conduct grade will head south So quiet down or tape your mouth Paying Attention Pay attention because it’s free Listen, listen, I beg of thee In this life, there’s no free pass You cannot learn if you sleep in class Not Prepared For Class Pencil or paper, where art thou? I have to work, I need you now Please come back to me, my friend So that this misery will end Respect One should show due respect A duty one should not neglect Sir and ma’am are what we say Or we will write this every day Hands, Feet, & Objects To Yourself Please don’t touch, slap, or hit Or your hand will hurt a bit Hurting others is not nice And, if you do, you’ll pay the price Homework No homework today, I wonder why? Please don’t make excuses or start to cry Do your work and turn it in Or you will write this once again Calling Names I promise that I won’t call names I will not fuss or shift the blame Better choices will be made Or I’ll return to 2nd grade Unsigned Notes Take home notes for the folks to sign Or you’ll be sad at recess time Notes are sent for your own good So bring them back just like you should Following Directions Simple directions aren’t hard to follow But most excuses are hard to swallow Do what you’re told and give it a rest And trust that your teachers know best Talking In The Hall You were talking in the hall Or you were talking to a wall We all must pay for our crimes So please write this poem 50 times Leaning Back In Your Chair Please don’t lean back in your chair Or from me you’ll receive a glare When you fall, you are defenseless That hard floor will knock you senseless Fred Sanford Club(Messy Desk) We have this club to honor Fred His junkyard has long been dead That old red truck may be gone But your desk carries his tradition on Playing In Class One should never play in class If one really wants to pass The point is made, it should be clear Otherwise, come back next year Out Of Your Seat No one said to leave your seat So sit a spell, get off your feet No one here called for a clown Park it now or get tied down Tapping On Your Desk Tap, tap, tap, I hear a sound And now the culprit has been found The punishment will be a bummer Keep your day job, you’re no drummer Throwing Objects I’ve seen better arms on a chair About the rules, you must not care No one should behave this way There are laws you must obey Out Of Line Out of line, in more ways than one What happens now will not be fun Things will change, there is no doubt So shape it up, or ship it out Cheating Shame on you, why did you cheat? Perhaps this grade you should repeat A cheater never goes too far And all will know just who you are Foul Language One should never curse in class Words can hurt, offend, harass Now you’re on a slippery slope Where Mr. Mouth meets Mr. Soap Tuck In That Shirt Should we have a talk about your shirt? Tuck it in, what would it hurt? It really is an easy job You really don’t want to be a slob Forgery If I wasn’t mad, I would laugh Because this is your autograph You’ve gone too far, you’re out of line I asked for your mom or dad to sign Restroom Trouble There is one place we all must go The restroom, potty, or el bano Get in and out, don’t make us wait This is no place to congregate Bus Problems What did you do on that bus? You caused a mess, a stir, or fuss That yellow bus has its rules You now may have to walk to school Lying Liar, liar, pants on fire My patience with you will soon expire I can’t believe the things you say The road you’re on leads the wrong way Stealing If your hand is caught in the cookie jar You’ll find yourself behind steel bars Life at school won’t seem too rough When your wrists are locked in cuffs Sent To The Office You were kicked out of the room You’re like a bomb when it goes boom! Why do you behave this way? What will your poor family say? Bad Cafeteria Manners This is a lunchroom, not a farm Were you raised in someone’s barn At the table, please be neat And please sit quietly in your seat Fighting You just can’t go and use your fists Every time that you get dissed When I look at you, I don’t see A Foreman, Frazier, or Ali Tardy Again Please try to get to school on time And everything will be just fine You really need to give your all Perhaps you need a wake-up call No book for class Libro, Libro, no esta aqui Trouble, trouble has found me I cannot read without a book And my teacher gives me evil looks No-show Jones Your new name is no-show Jones While we’re at school, you’re at home Right now the teachers are annoyed As an adult, you’ll be unemployed Chewing gum What do you think you’re doing Is that gum I see you chewing? You might chew yourself to death But at least you’ll have good breath Eating in class Hey there Mr. Crunch-n-munch We’re in class not at lunch You are being very rude Close your mouth, I see your food Skipping class I can’t believe you skipped class And I just cannot let it pass Frankly, what you did was weak This is school, not hide-and-seek Substitute teacher A substitute is a special guest So let me get this off my chest You know I love to bust a rhyme So you will write this 20 times Library behaviour The library is a quiet place to read And if you do, you will succeed We read up north and down south Open your book, not your mouth Passing notes We don’t pass notes or pass the buck It looks as if you’re out of luck What you did was not bright Now you have something real to write I.S.S. This is your home away from home Through the halls, you will not roam On your face I see a frown Life is not fun when you’re locked down Talking to the teacher Are you talking back to the teacher? You are a rude little creature Please learn how to co-exist Or you’ll end up on the indoor recess list Rolling Eyes It’s not polite to roll your eyes I think you better recognize It would be a shame if they got stuck Then you would be out of luck Wasting Time If time is money and money is time Then you wouldn’t have a dime I never even have to ask Because I see that you’re off-task Smacking Lips I don’t like those smacking lips Or those hands there on your hips Your behavior is very crude You’d better find a better mood Skipping Class Why do you want to ditch my class? That really is no way to pass Come to class, gain some knowledge Save the skipping until after college Stare Down A person should not scowl and stare Every time life seems unfair Be sure you want that choice made Because no one here will be afraid Legibility Legibility means able to be read Your writing hurts my eyes and head Poor writing leads to derision Unless you are a great physician Back Turner Don’t turn your back while I’m speaking Unless it’s trouble you are seeking In this class, we do things right Which means we’ll always be polite Uncovered Book Can’t judge your book by its cover It isn’t there, you need another The cover’s job is to protect Your poor book get no respect Borrowing Borrow and steal are not the same Courtesy is the name of the game If you have to get a loan Give it back before you go home Teacher’s Desk My desk is like the Twilight Zone It’s better if it’s left alone I cannot stress this rule too much If it’s on my desk, do not touch! Noisy class Listen up girls and boys, You need to stop with all the noise. Pay attention, sit up straight, Or for recess, you'll be late. Shuffeling feet Was that a squeeky seat? Or the shuffeling of your feet? Freeze and hush, feet on the floor, Or cleaning the boards will be your chore. Hands on Hey! Don't push and shove, That behavior, I'm sick and tired of. Think with your heart, not your might, Disrespect is just not right. Whineing What foul sound upon the air, It sounds like someone who doesn't care I used to hear it all the time, But alas, I think it's only a whine. Homework not complete Missed doing your homework last night? Questions too hard? Answers not right? You need to try, give it a shot, And ask for help, when you don't feel so hot.