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Rhyming words – Identifying Examples

Class 3
May 29, 2023

Rhyming Word

Rhyming words are two or three words that have the same ending sound. If they sound the same or similar, they rhyme. Words that rhyme may be spelled differently except for the first letter or two.

  • Rhyming words tend to appear frequently in poems.
  • Rhyming words are used by poets to provide their compositions with an enticing perspective. These words are frequently expressed as recurring patterns that aid the poets in giving their work of poetry a certain rhythm.
  • Words that rhyme can be used to make a writing piece enticing, enjoyable, and melodic. Poets use these techniques to make their verses flow more smoothly.

Let Us Read and Identify Examples of Rhyming Words from the Extract.

Up in the air over the wall,

Till I can see so wide,

Rivers and trees and cattle and all,

Over the farm-side.


When I look down on the garden green,

Down on the roof, so brown,

Up in the air, I go flying again,

Up in the air and down.

Wall- all


Wide – side

Down – brown

See – tree

River- over

Words that rhyme may be spelled differently.

For Example


Examples of Rhyming Words

  1. Class – Mass – Gas – Pass – Glass – Grass – Brass – Surpass
  2. Cook – Book – Took – Look – Hook
  3. Cool – School – Rule – Tool – Pool – Fool
  4. Cut – Hut – Shut – But – What
  5. Day – Gay – Way – Say – May – Stay – Ray – Bay – Clay – Decay
  6. Die – By – High – Why – Try – Sky – Buy – Cry – Rely – Guy
  7. Dirty – Thirty – Naughty – Thirsty
  8. Draw – Law – Saw – Jaw – Awe – Flaw – Claw – Paw
  9. Drop – Crop – Chop – Mop – Shop – Stop – Slope – Top – Swap
  10. Hole – Mole – Stole – Control – Whole – Roll – Soul – Goal – Toll – Poll

Use of Rhyming Words in the English Language:

  1. Improves the beauty of the language.
  2. Rhymes help children with phonemic awareness, which is the knowledge that phonemes are the smallest units of sounds that make up words. This awareness leads to reading and writing success. Rhyme also teaches children who are learning to read about the patterns and structures of both spoken and written language.
  3. Rhyming words make sentences easier to remember. Children can easily hold and slide with them as it creates a flow to the language.

Use of Rhyming Words:

  1. Learning rhyming words improves vocabulary and communication skills in the English language.
  2. It helps you become familiar with numerous rhymes used in poems and songs, and it lets you experience the true beauty of art in its purest form.
  3. Learn as many rhyming words as possible to develop a flair for the English language.
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