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.

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Rhyme Schemes

Your young writer can learn about poetry analysis with this worksheet on rhyme schemes, complete with excerpts by Robert Louis Stevenson.
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Rhyme Scheme: 'If'

Your budding poet can practice determining a rhyme scheme in this worksheet. He'll identify the rhyming words in Rudyard Kipling's classic poem, "If."
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Rhyme Map

Find out how rhyme scheme works with this simple exercise using Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."
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Limerick Rhyme Scheme

Got time to rhyme? Check out this fun rhyme scheme worksheet with two laughable limericks.
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Robert Frost Rhyme Scheme

What better time to learn how to rhyme? Try this worksheet; it'll be sweet! Your child can learn rhyme scheme using this famous Robert Frost poem.
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Assonance and Consonance

Play around with word sounds in this figurative language worksheet! Learn to identify assonance and consonance, two common poetic devices.
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Rhythm and Rhyme in Poetry

Your young poet can review the important concepts of rhyme and rhythm by completing some practice exercises based on this poem.
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Rhythm in Poetry

Find out more about the role of rhythm in poetry with this worksheet that uses "Casey at the Bat" for practice.
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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.
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Poetry Rhythm

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

Get in the spooky spirit of Halloween with our vocab-packed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."
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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.
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Haiku Poetry

Budding writers can find their inner zen and build creative writing skills by practicing some haiku poetry.
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Write a Mother's Day Poem

Get your kids thinking about what makes Mom special with a fill in the blank acrostic Mother poem that's sure to bring tears to her eyes on her special day
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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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