It's Rhyme Time!

Contributor: Jennifer Blanchard. Lesson ID: 13516

Cat and hat. Top and pop. Far and bar. What do these words have in common? Come learn about rhymes and become a better reader in this lesson!


English / Language Arts, Phonics

learning style
Auditory, Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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  • Who is Rocco the Rhino?

Watch this fun video!

Rocco the Rhyming Rhino | Rhyming Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann from Jack Hartmann Kids Music Channel:

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  • Rocco the Rhino gave you lots of rhyming words, but why do those words rhyme?
  • What does it mean to rhyme?

Let's find out!

Are you ready to:

  • learn what rhymes are?
  • know if words rhyme?
  • come up with your own rhyming words?


  • But first, why do you need to know this?

Working with sounds in words will help you read better!

  • Remember how Rocco the Rhino gave you some rhyming words?
  • Why did those words rhyme?

Words rhyme when they have the same ending sounds.

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So, you're just looking for words that have the same sounds at the end to say that they rhyme!

Watch another video to see some more words that rhyme and don't rhyme.

Do They Rhyme? [Version 1] (song for kids about rhyming words) from Harry Kindergarten Music:

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Keep learning in the Got It? section.

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