This engaging and detailed lesson aids students’ ability to understand and explain the structural style of limericks, understand the topics and content used in limericks, and create their own interesting and appropriate limericks.
Students follow a clear and logical learning journey, in which they:
-Define and identify the key structural features of limericks;
-Read limericks, answering questions about the content and use of language and structure;
-Hone their rhyming skills through a fun and interactive game;
-Create a success criteria for effective limerick writing (a ready-made success criteria is included)
-Write their own limericks, using the techniques that they have learnt;
-Peer/self-assess their recount attempts.
There are enough resources here for two lessons, including:
-Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint;
-Two interesting, imaginative, and well-presented worksheets;
-Detailed success criteria;
-Step-by-step lesson plan.
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