Words that rhyme are words that sound the same at the end.Cat and sat sound similar. They don't start with the same sound, but they end with the same sound.
Read and listen to this sentence:There once was a cat that ate a rat, and after that sat on a yellow mat.
Can you spot 5 words that rhyme?
Ball and fall rhyme. They end with the same sound - and with the same letters.
Read and listen to this sentence:If you drop the ball it will fall on the doll.
Doll isn't spelled the same as ball and fall, but it sounds the same. Sometimes rhyming words aren't spelled the same.
Here are some more examples of words that sound the same but aren't spelled the same.
Read and listen to these silly rhymes:
RIGHT, KITE, HEIGHTTo your right,you'll see a kite,at a most incredible height
OWL, TOWEL, GROWLThe big bear began to growlwhen the little owlused his towel
BORE, FOUR, ROARThe boy of fourcalled the circus a boreuntil he heard the lions roar
Read these silly sentences. Which words rhyme with the bold word in each sentence? Sometimes there are two or more words.
Now listen to the silly sentences and read along.
Rhymes recorded with North American accent.
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