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46 resources with the concept limericks

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Shakespeare Limericks 2

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
These fun limericks all point to a Shakespeare play. You fill in the blank with the title of the play each limerick points to. A creative way to get your readers thinking!
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How to Write a Limerick

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Add a little fun and fancy to English language arts with an activity that challenges scholars to write a limerick. Authors follow five rules in order to compose an original poem that contains a specific rhyme scheme. 
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How to Start a Poetry Journal

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Practice makes proficient! Using a journal of their choice, authors organize pages, then begin their writing journey of on-going writing practice in which they compose all poetic forms including diamante, limerick, free verse, and more!
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Poetic Devices

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have everything you need to know about the elements of poetry with a nine-page handout. Split into four categories—word sounds, meanings, arrangement, and imagery—budding poets may reference terms, read definitions, descriptions, and...
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Hearts for St. Patrick

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Explore the history of St. Patrick's Day and add a festive touch to classroom decor with an activity that combines holiday symbols, limericks, and class members' craftiness to create paper shamrocks. 
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Writing Limericks

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars are lucky to stretch their poetry writing muscles with a worksheet that challenges them to compose two limericks—one about a boy and the other about a dog. 
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Learning English through Poems and Songs

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Exposing learners to the power of words in poetry is a stimulating way to learn languages. Songs, haikus, rhyming words, and narrative works are all employed in a resource for teaching English as a Second Language.
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Teach your class a thing or two about figurative language with this straightforward presentation. The presentation defines figurative language as well as various types of figurative language, such as metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia,...
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Limerick

For Students 3rd - 7th
Young poets try their hand at one of the most popular fixed poetry forms, the limerick. The eighth in a series of ten poetry writing exercises.
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Nurture Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a poetry book.  For this poetry lesson, students write a cinquain poem, name poem, haiku, limerick, and preposition poem.  
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Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Introduce your class to the delights of nonsense poetry and explore literary devices with the writing of Edward Lear. Learners identify rhyme and meter as well as figures of speech, alliteration, and onomatopoeia in "The Owl and the...
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Poetry Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Consisting of a thorough and straightforward list of poetry terminology, the first part of this presentation would be a good introduction to a poetry unit, or a review for an upcoming poetry project. The list of terms is quite extensive,...
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Poetry

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Explore the semantics of poetry with this higher-level presentation. With examples from Dickinson, Frost, and Dr. Seuss, the slides clearly explain the details of poetic structure, license, and schemes. You could use this in a language...
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Poetry: The Most Compact Form of Literature

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Introducing or need to review literary devices and terms for a study of poetry? Though text heavy, the explanations and examples of key poetic devices will provide learners with the vocabulary they need to discuss and craft poems.
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Forms of Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Beginning a poetry unit and need to review poetry forms? Ten forms are reviewed. For each, the purpose, subject and theme, tone, rhyme, rhythm, lines, and stanzas are described. Alas, no examples of these forms are included.
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Limericks

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Introduce your class to the limerick with a focus on the form and its history. Resource is short on procedure, but contains useful suggestions about where to look for school-appropriate limericks for young readers. Examine the...
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Ocean Life Poetry: Limericks & Cinquain Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young oceanographers conduct independent online research to learn about ocean life, explore limerick and cinquain poem structure and syllabication, and produce poetry that conveys the information they found. Links don't work, but it's...
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Shakespeare Limericks 3

For Students 9th - 12th
While this Fun Trivia online quiz has little educational merit, the idea of writing limericks to describe Shakespeare's plays is not only fun, but also has academic value. It's worth taking a look!
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Limericks

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
The teaching of how to write limericks is the focus of this presentation. Learners see verses such as: "There was an old man from Blackneath, Who sat down on his set of false teeth. He said, in his pain, 'I've done it again, I've bitten...
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Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense: There Once Was?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore limericks. In this poetry writing lesson, students listen to and read a variety of poems written by Edward Lear. Young scholars count syllables and identify meter by clapping as they read aloud. Students...
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Positively Poetry

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a poem. For this limericks lesson, 3rd graders review their knowledge of limericks and rhyming words. Students read examples of limericks and discuss their specific forms. Students work with a partner to create their...
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Poetry Prodigies

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students in three classes in different locations become Poetry Prodigies as they use iChat AV and an iSight camera to teach and explore from each other about different poetic styles. They explore six types of poetry are taught:...
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ESL - Thematic Unit Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read a variety of poetry books together in small groups. They examine Haiku poetry and share their favorites. They write their own Haiku either individually in a pair. They read and discuss limericks and work on writing their own.
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Historical Limericks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research historical periods, and write limericks about a person, place, or artifact from that time period.