Eye Rhyme in Poetry: Definition & Examples


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What is eye rhyme?

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1. Which word pair has eye rhyme?

2. What is one reason a poet might use eye rhyme?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Eye rhyme is when words are spelled the same but pronounced differently, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of its use in poetry. You will learn to identify and interpret examples of eye rhyme from sample passages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Eye rhyme's definition
  • Reasons for using eye rhyme
  • Historic examples of eye rhyme

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as eye rhyme and exact rhyme
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding eye rhyme
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about eye rhyme

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the accompanying lesson on Eye Rhyme in Poetry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the meaning of eye rhyme
  • Identify and interpret examples of eye rhyme
  • Know important texts and authors using this poetry tool