I Was Born in the Stone Age is a poem by Michael Rosen, in this poem he explains how he was born in the Stone Age and how times were different from today.


I was born in the Stone Age.

I was born in the Stone Age. When I was at school we didn't have chairs or desks, we sat on rocks and we didn't have paper or pens, so Miss use to say "Get out your rock," and we wrote on rocks with uuhh... smaller rock or whats called a stone.

Then I went home and we didn't have TV in the stone age we just had a rock. Mum use to put a rock on top of the rock and we'd say "uuhh... whats on the rock tonight, mum" and she'd say "a rock," and then watch, The Rock. We'd just stare at it for hours.

And then we went to bed, which was also a rock, we'd just lay on a rock.

Then The Stone Age came to an end. We woke up one morning and everyone said "The Stone Age has finished." You can see that when you look at your timeline on the walls of your classrooms. There's the Stone Age, that's at the begining of everything, The Stone Age is at the start of your timeline and the Stone Age begins with a line, then comes the Stone Age and there's a line at the end of the Stone Age. The Stone Age just ends that's how it was for us. Then along the next age and that was the uuhh leaf age or the twig age or something. What is the next age called? Um.. The Potato Age, no the Mud Age I think, yeah that's it.

I was born in the Stone Age.