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Creative Writing: Poetry: Silly Poems


Silly Limerick Lab: Creative Poetry Writing

In this one-time class, students will read funny limericks by famous poets. We’ll cover the 5-Rules to limerick writing & scheme. We’ll collaborate on a limerick together using a word bank. Then, students will write their own!
Meri Faulkner- MA, International Teacher & Writer
156 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 28 learners
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25 minute class

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Class Experience

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:
Identify a limerick
Outline key elements of limericks (including structure and rhyme scheme).
Write their own clever/funny limerick.
I have numerous articles published online, in national and international publications, and I’ve taught writing workshops all over the world. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
Please bring paper, pencils and erasers. A graphic organizer & word bank will be provided (PDF) to print out, but this isn’t necessary. On-screen prompts will be provided.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
3rd party apps are not required. However, there will be a PDF script (generated by Google Drive) available to print upon enrollment. You will not need an extra login to access it. No screen sharing will occur through the Zoom function. Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.


Meri Faulkner- MA, International Teacher & Writer
Lives in the United States
International Teacher and Published Writer - M.A. + TEFL/TESOL
156 total reviews
267 completed classes

About Me

I have over 20 years teaching experience and two university degrees, a B.A. and M.A. in Communications and Theater. I taught in the USA at the primary, secondary and university levels. When I wasn't teaching in large classrooms, I was... 
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