Limerick Poems: Lesson for Kids


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How many lines do limericks typically have?

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1. What is it called when there is a distinct pattern of rhyme in a poem?

2. What is the rhyme scheme in a limerick?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about the structure and tone of limerick poems. You'll be asked where limericks came from, how many lines they have and how their rhymes are organized.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Understand how many lines limerick poems usually have
  • Know what you call a pattern that rhymes in a poem
  • Identify the way rhymes are organized in a limerick
  • Tell where this type of poem came from
  • Describe a limerick's tone

Skills Practiced

You'll exercise the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the tone of limericks
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about limericks to tell how many lines they typically have
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away important facts from the related poetry lesson

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called Limerick Poems: Lesson for Kids for more information. The lesson helps you:

  • Learn who made limericks popular
  • Read limerick examples
  • Write your own limerick