Limericks: Reading and Appreciating Limericks

Students learn about limericks and read a limerick. Then complete the limerick with given words.

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Students learn about limericks and read a limerick. Then complete the limerick with given words.

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.10
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4b
Teaching Tips

Explain to students that there are different types of poems and one type is called a limerick. Read a few to students so they can hear the pattern. Then complete this activity. Have students write limericks with their last names. Example There once wa