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Curipod generated lesson: "Limerick". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
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What is a limerick?
2. Slide
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A Limerick is a type of poem. It has a strong rhythm and rhyme scheme. Limericks are often humorous and silly.
What is a Limerick?
3. Slide
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Rhyme Scheme: A pattern of rhymes used in a poem. Meter: The rhythmic structure of a line in poetry. Stanza: A group of lines that form one of the divisions of a poem.
4. Slide
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Limericks were made popular by the Irish poet Edward Lear in the 19th century. Limericks are usually five lines long. Limericks can be used to tell stories and share jokes!
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5. Open question
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Work together in pairs: What is the main rule for writing a limerick?
6. Open question
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Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a limerick and a haiku?
7. Drawings
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Brain break: Create a drawing that makes a statement about the environment. The drawing should include a person, an animal, a plant, and some kind of pollution. The pollution should be clearly represented in the drawing.
8. Poll
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What is a limerick?
  • A poem of five lines
  • A type of dance
  • A type of bird
  • A type of fish
9. Poll
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How many lines are in a limerick?
  • 3
  • 2
  • 4
  • 5
10. Poll
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What is the rhyme scheme of a limerick?
11. Poll
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What type of poem is a limerick?
  • Narrative
  • Epic
  • Lyric
  • Humorous
12. Poll
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When was the limerick created?
  • The 18th century
  • The 16th century
  • The 20th century
  • The 15th century

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