Limericks by Edward Lear: PPT, poem and worksheets
Ideas for studying Edward Lear's limericks with KS2 pupils. Ideal for teachers exploring classic poetry with their pupils or looking at humorous poems. The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The resource contains:

* A useful PPT which contains: a selection of Limericks by Edward Lear; background information about the limericks and the poet; ideas for independent work, discussion and follow-up activities.
* Copies of some of limericks referred to in the PPT. Useful for pupils to make annotations or highlight.
* Two differentiated worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise and create an illustration for a limerick. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains questions requiring pupils to consider the meaning of vocabulary and express their opinion.
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  • Limericks-by-Edward-Lear-PPT.pptx
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  • Limericks-Worksheets.docx

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Created: May 8, 2017

Updated: Nov 4, 2019

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