BB11 Which Rhyme

An Auditory Discrimination and Phonological Awareness Lesson

The “Which Rhyme” exercise is designed to strengthen a student’s phonological awareness and auditory discrimination skills. By differentiating words that sound similar (rhyme), students are encouraged to fine-tune their auditory processing capabilities, paying close attention to the subtleties of spoken language.


  1. Enhanced Phonological Awareness: Recognizing rhyming patterns in spoken language is a crucial component of phonological awareness. Regular practice with this exercise can foster a deeper understanding of word sounds and their relationships.
  2. Improved Auditory Discrimination: By comparing the sound patterns of various words, students develop the ability to discern slight differences in similar-sounding words.
  3. Vocabulary Expansion: As students encounter new sets of words, their vocabulary naturally expands, aiding in both receptive (listening) and expressive (speaking) language skills.
  4. Boosted Listening Skills: This exercise necessitates that students pay meticulous attention to the sound patterns of each word, thereby improving their overall listening abilities.
Which Rhyme - Twelfth Grade

Course Instructor

Laura Lurns Laura Lurns Author


  1. Listen to the audio. There are four words given.
  2. Out of these four words, two of them rhyme with each other.
  3. The student’s task is to identify and select the two words that rhyme.

“Which Rhyme” offers a fun and interactive approach for sharpening phonological awareness and auditory discrimination skills, facilitating better language comprehension and expression.

Various reading levels are provided. However, no matter what level the student is at they should start with the first grade reading level sentences.

If desired, a teacher may use the download to read from rather than the audio.

Note: Do not mark a lesson as complete if there is difficulty. Leave it as incomplete and come back to it again later. Only mark each as completed when you are satisfied with them.