How to write a poem

A poem is made up of words and some words rhyme. Some poems have a fast rhythm, while others are slow.

What are rhyming words?

Rhyming words have the same sound. Help the chef cook up some rhymes.

What is a rhyme scheme?

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

How to memorise a poem

There are different ways to remember a poem. You might picture parts of the poem, or use the rhythm of the words.

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