Rhyme Rules

    Definitions
  • Words rhyme when they sound the same at the end.
  • Perfect rhymes are words who sound exactly the same at the end.
  • Imperfect rhymes are words that sound similar, but not the same.
  • Words can rhyme even if they are not spelled the same.
    • example:  late  & eight
    Rhyme Types
  • Single Rhymes
    • Words that use only the last syllable to rhyme.
    • example:  mime  & dime
  • Double Rhymes
    • Words that use the last 2 syllables to rhyme.
    • example:  lat-er  & skat-er
  • Triple Rhymes
    • Words that use the last 3 syllables to rhyme.
    • example:  cav-i-ty  & grav-i-ty

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Rhyme Examples

Each line below rhymes:
  • school
  • class
  • book
  • child
  • pimple
  • show
  • pool
  • grass
  • cook
  • mild
  • dimple
  • toe
  • skate
  • deer
  • geese
  • fun
  • teacher
  • friendship
  • late
  • cheer
  • lease
  • run
  • preacher
  • catnip
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