A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a limerick.
This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to the purpose, structure and language features of limericks.
It also includes a writing scaffold for students to use when writing a limerick of their own.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organisational patterns and features
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the readerâ€™s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes
Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse
Australian Curriculum alignment
Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the readerâs reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and proseElaborationsidentifying the effect of imagery in texts, for example the use of ...
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 ...
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...
Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verseElaborationsidentifying how language choice and imagery build emotional connection and engagement with th...
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Error fixed in Rhythm section on page 1.
Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Feb 2nd, 2017
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