Poetry and Literary Devices for Fifth Grade

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Let your kid get her fill of pleasing poetry practice with these worksheets, full of literary devices like rhyme scheme, assonance, and consonance.

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Rhyme Schemes

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Your young writer can learn about poetry analysis with this worksheet on rhyme schemes, complete with excerpts by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Rhyme Scheme: 'If'

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Your budding poet can practice determining a rhyme scheme in this worksheet. He'll identify the rhyming words in Rudyard Kipling's classic poem, "If."

Rhyme Map

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Find out how rhyme scheme works with this simple exercise using Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."

Limerick Rhyme Scheme

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Got time to rhyme? Check out this fun rhyme scheme worksheet with two laughable limericks.

Robert Frost Rhyme Scheme

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What better time to learn how to rhyme? Try this worksheet; it'll be sweet! Your child can learn rhyme scheme using this famous Robert Frost poem.

Assonance and Consonance

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Play around with word sounds in this figurative language worksheet! Learn to identify assonance and consonance, two common poetic devices.

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Rhythm and Rhyme in Poetry

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Your young poet can review the important concepts of rhyme and rhythm by completing some practice exercises based on this poem.

Rhythm in Poetry

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Find out more about the role of rhythm in poetry with this worksheet that uses "Casey at the Bat" for practice.

Rhythm Practice for Poetry

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Your budding poet can practice his rhythm in this worksheet. He'll read two poems by Robert Louis Stevenson and determine their rhythm.

Poetry Rhythm

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Practicing poets can refine their sense of meter and rhythm with this worksheet about stressed and unstressed syllables.

The Raven

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Get in the spooky spirit of Halloween with our vocab-packed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."

How to Haiku

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Do you know how to haiku? This haiku worksheet gives your budding poet practice with counting syllables and noticing the role of rhythm in poetry.

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Haiku Poetry

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Budding writers can find their inner zen and build creative writing skills by practicing some haiku poetry.

Write a Mother's Day Poem

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Get your kids thinking about what makes Mom special with a fill in the blank acrostic Mother poem that's sure to bring tears to her eyes on her special day

Angel Island Poetry

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Try a Chinese poetry style called wu-yan-li-shi, which hopeful immigrants wrote while waiting on Angel Island in California to be admitted to the U.S.

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