This free activity sheet is a great resource to use when teaching poetry to your class and introduces them to limericks. Children have to complete limericks with missing lines and then go on to do some rhyming practice. Finally, it’s their turn to have a go at writing a limerick of their very own!
This resource is also great for use by parents for home-schooling. A fun and engaging way to introduce your child to the topic of limericks!
What does this activity include?
• Introduction to the characteristics of limericks
• Example limerick from Edward Lear’s A Book of Nonsense
• Complete the missing lines from limericks
• Rhyming practice – Write as many words as possible that rhyme with the chosen words
• Write your own limerick
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