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I can write a limerick



An ambitious young fellow named Matt

Tried to parachute using his hat.
Folks below looked so small
As he started to fall,
Then got bigger and bigger and SPLAT!


For today’s task, you are going to try to write a limerick poem about anything that you want. Limericks are usually silly poems that follow the same rhyming pattern and beat and often have a funny last line. They usually tell a funny story about a person or thing. You can find out more about limericks using the videos and links below. I would recommend using the link for the rhyming dictionary to help you. 


Limericks can be tricky so don’t worry if it’s not perfect. It is all about trying your best! 


If you are finding the limerick too challenging, then see if you can practise your rhyming by thinking of a word and timing yourself to see how many rhyming words you can write. You can check your answers using the rhyming dictionary. Class 7 enjoy doing this as a warmup activity before writing. It might be fun to see if you can think of more rhymes than a member of your family!

Limerick Poems For Kids