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Middle School Poetry Worksheets and Printables

Poetry may not be the most popular of subjects, but our middle school poetry worksheets might inspire your young writer to find beauty in rhythm and cadence created by stringing words together just right. Your child will examine and analyze famous poems, then dissect them to find meaning in their symbols, similes and metaphors. Meter, rhyme, assonance, even onomonopia—what will your child come up with when you draw out her inner muse? Peruse our middle school poetry worksheets and inspire your word-loving child.

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Middle School
Poetry
Introduce your student to this classic poem by Robert Frost, 'The Road Not Taken'.
Middle School
Poetry
Introduce your student to a famous writer and poet: Edgar Allan Poe! She'll read his poem, 'Annabel Lee' and write a paragraph about its theme.
Middle School
Poetry
Get transported to the dark and eerie world of Edgar Allen Poe with this illustrated poem, 'A Dream'.
Middle School
Poetry
Explore poetic devices such as personification and metaphor with Emily Dickinson's poem, 'The Moon was but a Chin of Gold'.
Middle School
Poetry
Challenge your high schooler to think about the sociocultural issues of Langston Hughes's poetry, with the soulful 'Aunt Sue's Stories'.
Middle School
Poetry
Introduce your high schooler to Emily Dickinson, with this illustrated poetry page featuring 'A Bird Came Down the Walk'.
Middle School
Poetry
Explore the story of David and Goliath as you read this poem, 'I Took My Power in My Hand', by Emily Dickinson.
Middle School
Poetry
Take a journey down the rabbit hole with Alice as you read through this fantastic poem, 'Jabberwocky', by Lewis Carroll.
Middle School
Poetry
Play with rhythm and beat as you read Langston Hughes's 'Laugher'.
Middle School
Poetry
Illuminate your student's poetry unit with an illustrated version of 'Fire and Ice', by Robert Frost.
Middle School
Poetry
What does the metaphor of the river mean to you? Read 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers' by Langston Hughes.
Middle School
Poetry
A limerick is a silly poem with a certain amount of syllables. This worksheet teaches your little poet how to write a limerick.
Middle School
Poetry

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