Approximate Rhyme: Definition & Examples

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Approximate rhyme differs from exact rhyme because

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1. Which is NOT another term for approximate rhyme?

2. Which is a reason why poets may use approximate rhyme?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The printable worksheet will teach you more approximate rhymes, which are similar sounding but inexact rhymes. If you take the interactive quiz in conjunction with studying the worksheet, you can test yourself on the facts surrounding approximate rhymes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The difference between exact rhyme and approximate rhyme
  • Synonyms for approximate rhyme
  • Why poets use approximate rhyme
  • Specific examples of approximate rhyme

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on approximate rhyme
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as exact rhyme and approximate rhyme
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding approximate rhyme in the context of poetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about specific techniques used in poetry, review the corresponding lesson on approximate rhyme. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identifies the definition of approximate rhyme
  • Understands it in the context of poetry
  • Examines the use of approximate rhyme by changing vowel sounds or consonant sounds
  • Cites specific examples of approximate rhyme in existing poems
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