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Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Introduce your class to the delights of nonsense poetry and explore literary devices with the writing of Edward Lear. Learners identify rhyme and meter as well as figures of speech, alliteration, and onomatopoeia in "The Owl and the...
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Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense: There Once Was?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore limericks. In this poetry writing lesson, students listen to and read a variety of poems written by Edward Lear. Young scholars count syllables and identify meter by clapping as they read aloud. Students...
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Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense: There Once Was...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students recognize poetic devices including rhyme, syllabification, and meter. They identify the characteristics of a nonsense poem and of a limerick. They write their own limericks.
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For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Introduce your class to the limerick with a focus on the form and its history. Resource is short on procedure, but contains useful suggestions about where to look for school-appropriate limericks for young readers. Examine the...
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Writing Limericks

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars are lucky to stretch their poetry writing muscles with a worksheet that challenges them to compose two limericks—one about a boy and the other about a dog. 
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The Jumblies

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Who would ever think to go to sea in a sieve? Only Edward Lear's Jumblies! The poem "The Jumblies" is the inspiration for these poetry reading and writing activities that ask learners to think about how strangers are different, consider...
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Lesson Plan for "The Owl and the Pussycat" by Edward Lear

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners find rhyming words in poem, get information from the pictures, explain the elements of a poem, and extend the poem.
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The Owl and the Pussy Cat

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this reading worksheet, students read the story The Owl and the Pussy Cat by Edward Lear. Students read 1 page total on this worksheet.  
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American Dream Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Edward Albee's American Dream. Students may check some of their answers online.
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For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Explore the semantics of poetry with this higher-level presentation. With examples from Dickinson, Frost, and Dr. Seuss, the slides clearly explain the details of poetic structure, license, and schemes. You could use this in a language...
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The Tabloid Ballad

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do the theme song from Gilligan's Island, the nursery rhyme "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat," and the poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" all have in common? Why, they're ballads of course! Challenge your young balladeers to compose their...
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For Students 3rd - 7th
Young poets try their hand at one of the most popular fixed poetry forms, the limerick. The eighth in a series of ten poetry writing exercises.
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The Elephant’s Child

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it gave the elephant a very useful nose! Listen to a retelling of Rudyard Kipling's "The Elephant's Child" that explains how the elephant's long nose came to be—and what a hungry crocodile had to do...
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How to Write a Traditional “Mother Goose” Nursery Rhyme

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
There may be some little lambs, itsy bitsy spiders, and pumpkin eaters in your language arts class! An online poetry lesson takes learners through the steps of writing a nursery rhyme with easy-to-follow steps and explanatory examples.
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The Tabloid Ballad

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the poetic ballad. They examine the rhythm of a typical ballad and listen to recitations of sample ballads. They choose an article from a supermarket tabloid and write a comical ballad using rhythms and structures...
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The Kite is Key

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars recognize the phoneme /k/. Through listening and matching activities, students discriminate the phoneme /k/ from other letters and phonemes. They associate the phoneme /k/ with its letter representation and identify the...
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Writing Limericks

For Students 6th - 10th
In this composing limericks worksheet, students explore how to write limericks as they read examples and then respond to 2 short answer questions intended to help them write their own.
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Rudolph is Tired of the City, There was an Old Man with a Beard

For Students 2nd
In this poems worksheet, 2nd graders read the poems titled There was an old Man with a Beard and Rudolph is Tired of the City. Students also draw a picture.
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Snakes Are Silly

For Teachers K
Students identify the grapheme and phoneme for S. They practice writing the letter S and through listening activities, discriminate the phoneme /s/. They associate the phoneme /s/ with its letter representation and identify it in various...
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A Laugh and a Half: Students Make Funny-Poem Mobiles

For Teachers K - 8th
Students read a group of funny poems. They choose their favorite, and write a poem in the same style. They use their poems to create smile mobiles.
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First Letter Changes

For Teachers K
Students use the books of Eric Carle to change the first letter in a word to see a new word. In this phonics lesson plan, students change the beginning letters in poems and books.
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A Was Once an Apple Pie

For Teachers K - 1st
Students listen to the reading of an alphabet book. They make up nonsense rhymes that fit the pattern in the book. Students observe pictures of silly rhymes. They write their own silly rhyme book.
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The Pobble Who Has No Toes

For Students 4th
In this poems worksheet, 4th graders read the poem titled The Pobble Who Has No Toes. Students also write their own idiom poem and draw a picture.
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Cloud 9 Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

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