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1 Poetry (Limericks)

2 In our lesson today, we will Learn to recognize the rhyming pattern of a poem or song. Learn how to Annotate a Poem Read a few examples of Limericks. * Write one original limericks about yourself or a friend.

3 Oliver Twist 1838 Second novel by English author Charles Dickens, published in Musical Film directed by Carol Reed 1969, Oliver! Won six Academy Awards Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens. Oliver (The Musical) is now on tour in the UK.

4 Task 1 – Arrange the underlined words in alphabetical order. Write the vowels using a different colour. 1.crumb ( ) 2.crust ( ) 3.________ 4.________ 5.________ 6.________ 7.________ 8.________ 9.________ 10.________

5 Food, glorious food ! Food, glorious food ! Hot sausage and mustard ! While we’re in the mood. Cold jelly and custard ! Pease pudding and saveloys! What next is the question. Rich gentlemen have it, boys: Indigestion! Food Glorious food! We’re anxious to try it. = Number of syllables = Rhyming Pattern Title Stanza

6 What are Limericks? Limericks Limericks are humorous verses which are made up of five linesExample, There once was a girl in Ghana. A She really likes banana. A One day, she met a monkey. B The monkey was very smelly. B She said, I am going back to China. A

7 Main Features of a Limerick? The limerick poem takes it’s name fromThe limerick poem takes it’s name from Limerick, Ireland. Limerick, Ireland. A limerick is a humorous, nonsense poem. The standard form of a limerick is a stanza of 5 lines with a strict rhyme scheme. (AABBA)rhyme scheme Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme.Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme. Lines 3 and 4 rhyme.Lines 3 and 4 rhyme.

8 Examples Examples of a Limerick A patient of Dr. Black Had an awful pain in his back The doctor cured his ill With a huge purple pill And a ride around the park, piggyback! Anonymous

9 Examples Examples of a Limerick? There was once a young girl who said, ‘Why’ Can't I look in my ear with my eye? If I put my mind to it I'm sure I can do it. You never can tell till you try." Anonymous

10 Examples Examples of a Limerick A circus performer named Brian Once smiled as he rode on a lion. They came back from the ride, But with Brian inside, And the smile on the face of the lion. Anonymous

11 Can you finish these limericks A rocket inventor named Bright Once travelled much faster than ? He started one day In the relative way And returned on the previous ? light night

12 In our lesson today, have you………? Learn to recognize the rhyming pattern of a poem or song. Learn how to Annotate a Poem

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