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Simile and Metaphor

Can you tell the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Help your star writer sort out her figurative language with a fun activity.

What is Onomatopoeia?

BOOM! This worksheet is full of all kinds of sound-based words, from creaks to squeaks.

Onomatopoeia Comic Word Search

An onomatopoeia is a word that imitates the sound it's describing. Search through this word search to find each comic book onomatopoeia!

Acrostic Name Poem

Help your child practice using adjectives to describe her friends and family, and she'll write three acrostic poems using the letters from each person's name.

Alliteration for Kids

Alliterations are awesome! Teach your young writer about this poetic device with this printable breakdown of alliteration.

Rhythm Practice for Poetry

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

Paul Revere's Ride

Any kid studying the American Revolution will likely have to memorize this famous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow!

Create a Haiku

You've never created a haiku like this before! Write a haiku and then draw a picture that brings your words to life.

Poetry Rhythm

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

Angel Island Poetry

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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