What is a limerick?

The first, second and fifth lines of a limerick rhyme. The same goes for the third and fourth lines.

What is a nonsense poem?

Nonsense poems don't always make sense, they often use made up words, mixed up with real words.

What are free verse poems?

Free verse poems don't follow the rules. Find out how to write them then try making up your own.

What is a rhyme scheme?

Find out how to work out the rhyme scheme of a poem.

What is a riddle?

A riddle is a type of puzzle, usually they are witty and have double meanings.

What is onomatopoeia?

Onomatopoeia is when a word sounds like what it means. Find out more in this Bitesize KS2 English guide.

What are narrative poems?

Find out about narrative poems, a type of poem that tells a story.

What are acrostic poems?

Find out how to write acrostic poems, where the first letter of each line spells a word.

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