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Name: ___________________________
Robert Louis Stevenson’s Poetry:
Rhyming Words
M
any poems have words at the end of the line that
rhyke. The rhyming words make the poem sound
more pleasant. They also make a pattern in the poem.
Robert Louis Stevenson was an author and a poet. Below is
a poem from his poetry collection A Child’s Garden of Verses.
There are twelve lines in the poem. Write the last
word of each line in the first blank. If there is a word
at the end of another line that rhymes with the word
in the first blank, write it in the second blank.
1. _ _________________ __________________
2._ _________________ __________________
3._ _________________ __________________
4._ _________________ __________________
5._ _________________ __________________
The Swing
6._ _________________ __________________
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
7._ _________________ __________________
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!
8._ _________________ __________________
Up in the air and over the wall,
9._ _________________ __________________
Till I can see so wide,
Rivers and trees and cattle and all
Over the countryside—
Till I look down on the garden green,
Down on the roof so brown—
Up in the air I go flying again,
10.__________________ __________________
11.__________________ __________________
12.__________________ __________________
Up in the air and down!
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Name: ___________________________
Robert Louis Stevenson’s Poetry:
Rhyming Words
M
any poems have words at the end of the line that
rhyke. The rhyming words make the poem sound
more pleasant. They also make a pattern in the poem.
Robert Louis Stevenson was an author and a poet. Below is
a poem from his poetry collection A Child’s Garden of Verses.
There are twelve lines in the poem. Write the last
word of each line in the first blank. If there is a word
at the end of another line that rhymes with the word
in the first blank, write it in the second blank.
swing
thing
1. __________________
__________________
blue
do
2.__________________
__________________
thing
swing
3.__________________
__________________
do
blue
4.__________________
__________________
wall
all
5.__________________
__________________
The Swing
How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
wide
countryside
6.__________________
__________________
all
wall
7.__________________
__________________
Ever a child can do!
countryside __________________
wide
8.__________________
Up in the air and over the wall,
green
again
__optional:
________________
9.__________________
Till I can see so wide,
Rivers and trees and cattle and all
Over the countryside—
Till I look down on the garden green,
Down on the roof so brown—
Up in the air I go flying again,
brown
down
10.__________________
__________________
again green
11.__________________
__optional:
________________
down
brown
12.__________________
__________________
Up in the air and down!
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