The first, second and fifth lines of a limerick rhyme. The same goes for the third and fourth lines.
Nonsense poems don't always make sense, they often use made up words, mixed up with real words.
Free verse poems don't follow the rules. Find out how to write them then try making up your own.
Find out how to work out the rhyme scheme of a poem.
A riddle is a type of puzzle, usually they are witty and have double meanings.
Onomatopoeia is when a word sounds like what it means. Find out more in this Bitesize KS2 English guide.
Find out about narrative poems, a type of poem that tells a story.
Find out how to write acrostic poems, where the first letter of each line spells a word.
In this English article, explore different types of poetry and learn to write your own haiku poem.
An English article exploring what nonsense poetry is and showing how to write your own nonsense poem.
Learn about the use of rhyming words and rhyme schemes in poetry.
In this English article, learn about different poetry forms and write your own haiku poem.
An English article about nonsense poetry and writing your own nonsense poem.
An English article on the use of rhyming words and rhyme schemes in poetry.
An English article on how to use figurative language when writing poetry.
Explore rhyme and rhythm in this English article and create a poem of your own.
An English article on how to write a narrative poem, a poem which tells a story.
In this English article, learn about the language and subjects used in poetry, as well as practising performing a poem.
An English article about narrative poems and using them as a model for your writing.
An English article on how to write limericks and clerihews.