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Rhyme Scheme Rhyme scheme is the pattern in which the last words in lines of poetry rhyme. We record rhyming lines with letters. The first two lines that.

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1 Rhyme Scheme Rhyme scheme is the pattern in which the last words in lines of poetry rhyme. We record rhyming lines with letters. The first two lines that rhyme would be A; the next two would be B…and so on. The rhyming lines do NOT have to come right after another.

2 Rhyme Scheme Examples What lines in Mother Goose’s “Humpty Dumpty” end in rhyming words? Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses, and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again!

3 Rhyme Scheme Examples What lines in Mother Goose’s “Humpty Dumpty” end in rhyming words? Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses, and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again!

4 Rhyme Scheme Examples Once you have identified words that rhyme at the end, label the lines in alphabetical order. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. A Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. A All the king’s horses, and all the king’s men B Couldn’t put Humpty together again! B

5 “Runaway” by Robert Frost Below are the first few lines from “Runaway.” What lines end in rhyming words? Once when the snow of the year was beginning to fall, We stopped by a mountain pasture to say, "Whose colt?" A little Morgan had one forefoot on the wall, The other curled at his breast. He dipped his head And snorted to us. And then we saw him bolt. We heard the miniature thunder where he fled,

6 “Runaway” by Robert Frost Below are the first few lines from “Runaway.” What lines end in rhyming words? Once when the snow of the year was beginning to fall, We stopped by a mountain pasture to say, "Whose colt?" A little Morgan had one forefoot on the wall, The other curled at his breast. He dipped his head And snorted to us. And then we saw him bolt. We heard the miniature thunder where he fled,

7 “Runaway” by Robert Frost What is the rhyme scheme? (What letters would you use to label these lines?) Once when the snow of the year was beginning to fall, We stopped by a mountain pasture to say, "Whose colt?" A little Morgan had one forefoot on the wall, The other curled at his breast. He dipped his head And snorted to us. And then we saw him bolt. We heard the miniature thunder where he fled, A A B B C C Therefore, the rhyme scheme for these lines is ABACBC.

8 Now that we have done the first few lines of “Runaway” together, work on your own to finish the rhyme scheme.


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