This powerpoint guides students as they write a limerick, a light-hearted five-line poem. It provides the rules for writing a limerick and example limericks for students to learn from. It also comes with a scoring rubric that can be used to assess the students' poems. Each file in this resource is available in both PDF and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Word) form.
Looking for more resources on teaching fixed-form poetry? Check out my 2 week unit bundle
two week fixed-form poetry unit bundle!
Or just use my in-depth lesson on rhyme and meter
to assist with any fixed-form poem requiring meter and/or rhyme!
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