Limericks - Introduction and Fairy Tale Poetry Activity

Brenda Kovich
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. Themed activities engage third and fourth graders in reading, language, and writing about fairy tales from around the world. They analyze multicultural folktales, learn about nonfiction paragraph structure, identify similes and metaphors, write limericks and plays. Open the preview to take a closer
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Limericks are fun! Kids in third, fourth, or fifth grade explore structure with the fanciful verses of Edward Lear. Then they write their own poems to describe popular fairy tale characters.

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Everything you need is included:

  • Lesson plans
  • Anchor chart (color or black/white)
  • What Is a Limerick? instructional sheet
  • Structure worksheet
  • 15 themed writing sheets
  • Assessment

Fifteen fairy-tale themed writing templates let kids write limericks on different topics.

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Cinderella
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • The Goose Girl
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Princess and the Pea
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Puss in Boots
  • Rapunzel
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Snow White
  • The Three Little Pigs

Looking for more? Grab the bundle. A variety of fairy tale-themed activities get kids reading and writing.

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Total Pages
25 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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