Today we are looking at poems that contain rhyming couplets.
The dictionary defines rhyming couplets as:
'a rhyming pair of successive lines of verse, typically of the same length'
Below is a picture which contains the features of a rhyming couplet poem.
Lets warm up by listening to the rhyming game song below. You can join in at home if you want.
Remember: If two words rhyme it means that they sound the same. For example
Cat and bat
Yellow and mellow
Tree and bee
I have added some examples of poems containing rhyming couplets at the bottom of the page.
To come up with some rhyming couplet words. If you're up for it once you've found the words put them into a poem. It doesn't matter how many syllables you have in each line.
Can you write 4 lines in your poem?
To come up with some rhyming couplets and put them into a poem. I would like you to try and get the same amount of syllables in the lines.
Can you write 8 lines in your poem?
Can you add similes to your poem?