Fragen einer Ananas

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Fragen einer Ananas

Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: German
Type of text: Poem
Author or source: Rositta / Roswita / Rosita Davidson
Intended age of students: Key Stage 3
Source reference: Source not identified


Eine goldgelbe Ananas
Fragte sich einst:
Was soll denn das?
Wieso bin ich eine Ananas
Wieso bin ich kein Haus,
kein Pfirsich, keine Maus?
Wieso bin ich nicht blau,
wieso heiße ich nicht Frau,
wieso nicht Auto oder Hund,
wieso bin ich gelb, wieso nicht bunt?

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The poem is firstly amusing to read aloud

The central section of the poem lends itself to an adapting activity. Can the questions be adapted?

What sort of questions would another fruit / a vegetable / an animal / a household utensil ask itself?

Linguistic purposes:
Sound system
Formation of questions

Reading aloud
Observing grammatical structure
Creative writing

Topics or themes:



How much time required:
30 minutes?

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