How to Write a Traditional “Mother Goose” Nursery Rhyme

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in examples of nursery rhymes for groups or individuals to use as inspiration for their own poems
  • Write a class rhyme together as a modeling activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to the Internet 
  • Learners should have experience with the basics of poetic structure
Pros

  • Provides different categories of nursery rhymes for learners' reference
  • Uses familiar nursery rhymes as prior knowledge for the lesson
Cons

  • None