Middle School Poetry Worksheets and Printables

Our middle school poetry worksheets may inspire your young writer to find beauty in the rhythm and cadence created by stringing words together just right. Your child will examine and analyze famous poems, study their symbols, similes and metaphors while learning about meter, rhyme, assonance and more.
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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!
A Dream A Dream Get transported to the dark and eerie world of Edgar Allen Poe with this illustrated poem, "A Dream".
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".
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".
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".
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.
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".
Fire and Ice Fire and Ice Illuminate your student's poetry unit with an illustrated version of "Fire and Ice", by Robert Frost.
The Negro Speaks of Rivers The Negro Speaks of Rivers What does the metaphor of the river mean to you?
How to Write a Limerick How to Write a Limerick A limerick is a silly poem with a certain amount of syllables.
Stuck inside due to a snowstorm? These activities, games, and worksheets are perfect for a day when you're snowed in. Stay warm, and enjoy learning!
Snow Day Activities Stuck inside due to a snowstorm? These activities, games, and worksheets are perfect for a day when you're snowed in.
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.
Our middle school poetry worksheets may inspire your young writer to find beauty in the rhythm and cadence created by stringing words together just right. Your child will examine and analyze famous poems, study their symbols, similes and metaphors while learning about meter, rhyme, assonance and more.