Limerick Writing Lesson - St. Patrick's Day Lesson and Activity

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Perfect in celebration of St. Patrick's Day or as a poetry lesson any time of the year, this lesson will have your classroom writing and laughing! In this lesson students will learn the background of limericks and the elements that make up this funny type of poem. Using a detailed Limerick Writing Guide, students will develop their own limericks. Once their limericks fulfill all of the limerick elements, students will write a final copy fit for sharing and displaying.

Included in this creative writing lesson and activity:
- Detailed lesson plan
- Instructional background information for teachers
- Step-by-step Limerick Writing Guide
- Final copy shamrock paper for students