Poetry Worksheets and Printables

Poetry worksheets encourage your child to read and write beautiful passages. Poetry helps children develop phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, and even musical ability! Try our letter-based poetry worksheets for young kids, our poetry writing exercises for big kids, and our classic poems for teens.
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Complete the Poem: Henry's Shoe Complete the Poem: Henry's Shoe Henry lost his shoe, and the poet lost his rhymes.
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.
Christmas Acrostic Poem Christmas Acrostic Poem Use this worksheet to teach your little poet about acrostic poems. She'll come up with a word or phrase that starts with each letter in "C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S".
Night Before Christmas: Sentence Diagram Night Before Christmas: Sentence Diagram Enjoy sharing this classic Christmas poem with your little one, and as you read she can practice sorting out her parts of speech!
Fire and Ice Fire and Ice Illuminate your student's poetry unit with an illustrated version of "Fire and Ice", by Robert Frost.
Robert Frost Rhyme Scheme Robert Frost Rhyme Scheme What better time to learn how to rhyme? Try this worksheet; it'll be sweet!
Poetry Memorization 2 Poetry Memorization 2 You only get something out of it if you put something in!
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.
Acrostic Poem: 'Mother' Acrostic Poem: "Mother" To write an acrostic poem, the first letter of each line must spell out a secret word or message!
The Negro Speaks of Rivers The Negro Speaks of Rivers What does the metaphor of the river mean to you?
How to Haiku How to Haiku 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.
Find Words That Rhyme Find Words That Rhyme Test your child's mastery of the rhyme with this worksheet that challenges her to fill in the blanks in the rhyme-filled poem "Cats on a Mat."
Diamante Poems Diamante Poems Got a budding poet under your wing? Help her practice parts of speech by writing a diamante poem, or a diamond poem.
Let your kid get her fill of pleasing poetry practice with these worksheets, full of literary devices like rhyme scheme, assonance, and consonance.
Poetry and Literary Devices for Fifth Grade Let your kid get her fill of pleasing poetry practice with these worksheets, full of literary devices like rhyme scheme, assonance, and consonance.
The Raven The Raven Get in the spooky spirit with this copy of "The Raven."
Nature Haiku Nature Haiku Haiku poetry is great for capturing the idea of nature, and this worksheet helps your young poet make the connection.
Poetry worksheets encourage your child to read and write beautiful passages. Poetry helps children develop phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, and even musical ability! Try our letter-based poetry worksheets for young kids, our poetry writing exercises for big kids, and our classic poems for teens.