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Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming (KS2 resources)

Put the spotlight on rhythm and rhyme in poetry with our selection of worksheets, information guides and resources to encourage performance.

19 resources
Exploring limericks
Children read and explore the purpose, rhyme and rhythm of a  … read more
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The shoe shop poetry activities
An original poem to explore different types of footwear and rhyme.  … read more
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Texts for teaching Shakespeare
A set of selected texts ideal for teaching Shakespeare to children  … read more
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Write a rainforest poem
Using an image of a rainforest children find words to use in  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Reading word level | Writing composition
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Write a city poem
Using an image of a city, children find words to use in a poem  … read more
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Write a beach poem
Using an image of a beach children find words to use in a poem  … read more
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The Christmasaurus - Penguin schools resource
Forget everything you thought you knew about the North Pole...  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat – Penguin Schools resource collection
A wonderful pack introducing pupils to both the original poem  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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Internal rhyme
It provides an opportunity for the children to have fun with  … read more
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Y5 | Writing composition
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Limerick rhyme patterns
The power of imagery! This worksheet introduces the structure  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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Spot the pattern
This Magnet activity features a series of nursery rhymes that  … read more
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The Humpty Dumpty challenge!
Humpty has fallen off his wall and his rhyme has been smashed  … read more
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Rhyming piglets
A fun poetry resource. Children complete rhyming couplets to  … read more
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Old King Cole
Explore the rhyme and write your own version.  … read more
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Three blind mice
Explore the rhyme and write your own version.  … read more
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Limericks
A simple guide to support children in the writing of limericks.  … read more
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Changing Georgie Porgie
A Magnet activity for your interactive whiteboard - double-click  … read more
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Y4 | Writing composition
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Rhyming words
A Magnet activity for your interactive whiteboard - sort these  … read more
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Nursery rhyme news
A lovely idea! Create a bulletin for the nine o'clock news based  … read more
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