Anne is an 11 year-old
girl in the fourth grade. She lives in a house in the country with her
grandparents, older brother, and dog.
Anne’s alarm went off today at 7:00AM. She watched cartoons
while she ate breakfast and got ready for school. She got on the bus around
That bell means it is
9:00AM! Time for school to begin! Anne has math, science and spelling for 45
minutes each. At 11:15 it is time for recess. Anne goes outside for recess, and
she stands along the play equipment talking with her friends.
It’s 12:30PM and that
bell means lunchtime is over. Anne has gym class next. She does not play hard
during gym class. She just stands around while the other kids play kickball for
45 minutes. After gym class, Anne has reading, writing and art for 45 minutes
It’s 3:30PM and
school is out! Anne gets home 15 minutes later and turns on the TV. She does
her homework while watching TV until dinner.At 5:30PM she eats dinner. After dinner, Anne helps clean up the dishes.
Then, she plays a video game with her brother from 6:20PM to 8:10PM. Then, Anne
gets on the computer and surfs the Internet for about twenty minutes. At
8:30PM, Anne’s favorite TV show comes on. She watches it for half an hour. At
9:00PM, Anne gets ready for bed. By 9:45PM, Anne is in bed, drifting off to
Pablo is an 11 year-old boy who lives with his mother in an apartment
in a city.
“Pablo, it is 7:30AM! Time to wake
up!” calls Pablo’s mom.
Pablo rolls out of bed. YAY! It
is Monday! Pablo loves Mondays!
Pablo eats breakfast and gets ready for school. At 9:00AM,
school begins. Pablo learns a lot of different things at school. His favorite
subject is writing. He has writing class every day from 1:00PM to 2:00PM. Pablo
is very good at writing funny stories.
BRRING! The bell rang! It is 3:00PM and school is over!
Pablo has waited all day for school to be over! On Mondays, he gets to do his
favorite activity after school!
Pablo’s mom picks him up from school. She takes him to
karate class! Pablo loves karate! He learns new karate moves from 3:30PM until
After karate, Pablo goes home and helps his mom make dinner.
They eat dinner from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Then, Pablo starts his homework. Not
much homework today! He is finished with his homework at 7:30PM.
Pablo’s favorite TV show comes on at 8:00PM. He has 30
minutes to wait for the show to begin. Pablo does stretches and exercises he
learned at karate class. Pablo stretches during the commercials, too.
Pablo’s favorite show lasts one hour. Then he gets ready for
bed. 45 minutes later, he is in bed. Soon Pablo is dreaming about karate!
Kevin is 10 years old.
He lives with his mom and dad in a house 10 minutes away from a city.
The alarm goes off at 7 a.m. Kevin hits the snooze button.
He stayed up late last night playing a video game. His mom tells him he will be
late for school if he doesn’t get up soon. Kevin gets out of bed and starts
getting ready. He eats cold cereal and a plum for breakfast.
Kevin leaves for school at 7:45. His house is 15 minutes
away from the school. He must get to school early on Mondays. Band practice
starts at 8:00. Kevin is in school from 8:45 to 3:15. He has a 45 minute break
for lunch and recess at 12:25.
Kevin gets home at 3:30. His mom fixes him a snack. Kevin
decides to play a video game. His father comes home at 5:30. He asks Kevin to
do his chores before dinner. Kevin takes out the trash and starts to rake the
leaves outside. Halfway through, he finds his favorite basketball and shoots
hoops until dinner. Dinner is at 6:30 and lasts an hour. Kevin finishes raking
the leaves. He sits down to do his homework at 8:00. He works on it for 15
minutes and takes a break. He starts to watch TV and loses track of time. Its
9:30 and he hasn’t finished his homework! Kevin stays up until 10:30. He’s
going to have a hard time getting out of bed tomorrow.