A poster providing a definition and example of a rhyming poem.
Print this educational poster in A3 size or larger. Then display it in your classroom as a visual reminder of what a rhyming poem is and how to write one.
Rhyme is a popular literary device used by poets in which the repetition of the same or similar sounds occurs in two or more words, usually at the end of the lines.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Demonstrates developing skills and strategies to read, view and comprehend short, predictable texts on familiar topics in different media and technologies
Recognises that there are different kinds of spoken texts with specific language features and shows an emerging awareness of some purposes for spoken language
Recognises some different purposes for writing and that own texts differ in various ways
Demonstrates emerging skills and knowledge of texts to read and view, and shows developing awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter
Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, simple ideas and the basic features of texts when responding to and composing texts
Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letterâ€“sound correspondences, to spell familiar words
Recognises that there are different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand patterns of repetition and contrast in simple texts
Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a text
Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts
Identify, reproduce and experiment with rhythmic, sound and word patterns in poems, chants, rhymes and songs
Identify rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and some sounds (phonemes) in spoken words
Listen to, recite and perform poems, chants, rhymes and songs, imitating and inventing sound patterns including alliteration and rhyme
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand that texts can take many forms, can be very short (for example an exit sign) or quite long (for example an information book or a film) and that stories and informative texts have different purposesElaborationssharing experiences of differe...
Identify some features of texts including events and characters and retell events from a textElaborationsidentifying some features of culture related to characters and events in literary texts, for example dress, food and daily routines (Skills: Lite...
Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken wordsElaborationsrecognising and producing rhyming words when listening to rhyming stories or rhymes, for example âfunnyâ and âmoney...
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...
Understand patterns of repetition and contrast in simple textsElaborationsidentifying patterns of vocabulary items in texts (for example class/subclass patterns, part/whole patterns, compare/contrast patterns, cause-and-effect patterns, word associat...
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...
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...
Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts, for example characterisation, rhyme, rhythm, mood, music, sound effects and dialogueElaborationscreating visual and multimodal texts based on Aboriginal and Torres ...
Understand, interpret and experiment with a range of devices and deliberate word play in poetry and other literary texts, for example nonsense words, spoonerisms, neologisms and punsElaborationsdefining spoonerisms, neologisms and puns and exploring ...
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