High School Poetry Worksheets and Printables

The poetry worksheets are beautiful, visual ways to get your high schooler interested in both writing and reading poetry. Poetry has long been valued as one of the highest art forms in cultures around the world, and even if it's not your kid's cup of tea, studying poetry works out those valuable critical thinking skills.
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Edgar Allan Poe: 'Eldorado' Edgar Allan Poe: "Eldorado" Get acquainted with a famous American author: Edgar Allan Poe!
The Road Not Taken The Road Not Taken Introduce your student to this classic poem by Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken".
Edgar Allan Poe: 'Annabel Lee' Edgar Allan Poe: "Annabel Lee" Introduce your student to a famous writer and poet: Edgar Allan Poe!
Aunt Sue's Stories Aunt Sue's Stories Challenge your high schooler to think about the sociocultural issues of Langston Hughes's poetry, with the soulful "Aunt Sue's Stories".
The Negro Speaks of Rivers The Negro Speaks of Rivers What does the metaphor of the river mean to you?
Fire and Ice Fire and Ice Illuminate your student's poetry unit with an illustrated version of "Fire and Ice", by Robert Frost.
A Dream A Dream Get transported to the dark and eerie world of Edgar Allen Poe with this illustrated poem, "A Dream".
Jabberwocky Jabberwocky Take a journey down the rabbit hole with Alice as you read through this fantastic poem, "Jabberwocky", by Lewis Carroll.
Laughers Laughers Play with rhythm and beat as you read Langston Hughes's "Laugher".
The Moon was but a Chin of Gold The Moon was but a Chin of Gold Explore poetic devices such as personification and metaphor with Emily Dickinson's poem, "The Moon was but a Chin of Gold".
I Took My Power in My Hand I Took My Power in My Hand Explore the story of David and Goliath as you read this poem, "I Took My Power in My Hand", by Emily Dickinson.
A Bird Came Down the Walk A Bird Came Down the Walk Introduce your high schooler to Emily Dickinson, with this illustrated poetry page featuring "A Bird Came Down the Walk".
Walt Whitman: 'O Captain! my Captain!' Walt Whitman: "O Captain! my Captain!" For artistic writers and lovers of poetry, here's a literary analysis page featuring a famous poem by Walt Whitman.
The poetry worksheets are beautiful, visual ways to get your high schooler interested in both writing and reading poetry. Poetry has long been valued as one of the highest art forms in cultures around the world, and even if it's not your kid's cup of tea, studying poetry works out those valuable critical thinking skills.