In this activity, students write a limerick about a math concept. A limerick is a funny poem made of up 5 lines. Each line follows a certain structure. Lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme with each other and have seven to ten syllables. Lines 3 and 4 rhyme with each other and have five to seven syllables. Below is a math limerick titled Even Number.
A number divisible by two
Can be split between me and you
If you try an odd number
You’ve made a big blunder
There will be a remainder for you
In this activity, you will receive teacher notes, student handout, two options for students' final draft, and vocabulary word banks for grades 3-8.