Reflection: Poetry: Writing Limericks - Section 2: Mini-Lesson


A Limerick is often about a person and begins with, “There once was a …” It should also tell a story about that person. For students that struggle with this, help them brainstorm people or characters that they can write about and ask them to think of a little story to tell about them. Once they have that idea in mind, they can work on thinking of rhyming words to follow the AABBA pattern. 

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Poetry: Writing Limericks

Unit 26: Poetry Writing Unit
Lesson 10 of 16

Objective: SWBAT write Limerick poems using the correct elements.

Big Idea: Understanding the elements of Limerick poetry

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