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Published: 18/11/2019
KS3 | Prose
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A plot limerick

Students create their own limerick to summarise the plot of Oliver Twist so far. Includes the rules and an example of a limerick. Would work well as a homework task. 

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I would like you to tell me what you’ve learned about the original story of Oliver Twist, so far – no spoilers!

But, I’d like it in limerick (poem) form.

Here are the rules (form) of limerick writing:

The rhyming pattern is like this:

Line 1: a

Line 2: a

Line 3: b

Line 4: b

Line 5: a


See other resources: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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