Teaching Resource

A Rhyme a Dozen - Matching Game

PDF | 7 pages|Grades: F - 2

A concentration style card game that can be used to consolidate students’ knowledge of rhyming words.

Use this teaching resource when studying rhyming words in your classroom.

Students play a concentration-style game and find pairs of rhyming words. The player with the most pairs at the end of the game wins!

How to make this resource:

  • Print out the cards, front and back, on cardboard so that the eggs are displayed on the front and the picture and words are on the back.
  • Cut out the 18 cards and store in a ziplock bag or plastic pouch.

This activity is great when used as a reading center activity!

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1785

    Recognise some different types of literary texts and identify some characteristic features of literary texts, for example beginnings and endings of traditional texts and rhyme in poetryElaborationsrecognising cultural patterns of storytelling, for ex...

  • ACELT1585

    Listen to, recite and perform poems, chants, rhymes and songs, imitating and inventing sound patterns including alliteration and rhymeElaborationsexploring performance poetry, chants and songs from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and As...

  • ACELT1592

    Identify, reproduce and experiment with rhythmic, sound and word patterns in poems, chants, rhymes and songsElaborationsexploring poems, chants, rhymes or songs from different cultures which class members may bring from home (Skills: Literacy, Numera...

  • ACELT1579

    Replicate the rhythms and sound patterns in stories, rhymes, songs and poems from a range of culturesElaborationsusing music and actions to enhance appreciation of rhymes, poems, chants and songs (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)reci...

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