Fifth Grade Poetry Worksheets and Printables

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Reader's Theatre: Poems of Robert Frost
Reader's Theatre: Poems of Robert Frost
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Reader's Theatre: Poems of Robert Frost
Bring poetry to life by reading it aloud with others! Have your child select one or more of these poems written by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Robert Lee Frost. Then take turns reading aloud by swapping single lines, couplets, or stanzas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Hyperbole in Poetry
Hyperbole in Poetry
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Hyperbole in Poetry
Read this silly, rhyming poem and find examples of hyperbole!
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Reading & Writing
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Rhyme Schemes
Rhyme Schemes
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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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Reading & Writing
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Read With Rhythm and Rhyme
Read With Rhythm and Rhyme
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Read With Rhythm and Rhyme
Help students learn how to recognize the beats in a poem with this worksheet.
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Reading & Writing
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The Raven
The Raven
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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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Reading & Writing
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Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
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Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Children learn about three songs that inspired and gave hope to the people who fled slavery via the Underground Railroad, then answer questions about what they have learned.
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Social studies
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Bio Poem Template
Bio Poem Template
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Bio Poem Template
In this worksheet, children read an example of a bio poem for jazz musician Thelonious Monk, then use the prompt to create a bio poem for a person of their choosing.
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Reading & Writing
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Opposite Poems: Diamante
Opposite Poems: Diamante
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Opposite Poems: Diamante
A diamante poem is a diamond shaped poem. Show your students an example of this type of poem and invite them write their own diamantes!
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Reading & Writing
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How to Write a Limerick
How to Write a Limerick
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How to Write a Limerick
A limerick is a silly poem with a certain amount of syllables. This worksheet teaches your little poet how to write a limerick.
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Reading & Writing
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Journal Writing Task Cards #2
Journal Writing Task Cards #2
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Journal Writing Task Cards #2
Use these 24 cards for daily writing exercises, or hand them out to encourage variety in writing!
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Reading & Writing
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Rhythm Practice for Poetry
Rhythm Practice for Poetry
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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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Reading & Writing
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Wacky Limericks
Wacky Limericks
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Wacky Limericks
As your students read these silly limericks, they’ll identify examples of hyperbole.
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What Is a Limerick?
What Is a Limerick?
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What Is a Limerick?
What is a limerick? It's a silly poem with five lines, and a fun way learn about rhythm and rhyme.
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More Hyperbole in Poetry
More Hyperbole in Poetry
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More Hyperbole in Poetry
When your students read this silly poem, they will find examples of hyperbole. Then, they will make a connection to another language concept: superlatives!
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Reading & Writing
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A Poem with Details from Your Thanksgiving
A Poem with Details from Your Thanksgiving
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A Poem with Details from Your Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a great time to focus on family and be thankful for things in our lives. In the worksheet A Poem with Details from Your Thanksgiving, learners will write an abecedarian poem with details from their Thanksgiving break where the first letter
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Rhythm and Rhyme in Poetry
Rhythm and Rhyme in Poetry
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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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Reading & Writing
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How to Write a Haiku
How to Write a Haiku
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How to Write a Haiku
Learn all about how to write a haiku with this quick and easy worksheet on the structure of this timeless poetry type.
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Reading & Writing
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Rhyme Scheme: "If"
Rhyme Scheme: "If"
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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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Reading & Writing
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Angel Island Poetry
Angel Island Poetry
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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.
5th grade
Social studies
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Write a Mother's Day Poem
Write a Mother's Day Poem
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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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Reading & Writing
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Renga
Renga
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Renga
The elegant and simply style of renga is the perfect way to introduce your child to the rhythm and style of poetry.
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Reading & Writing
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Writing a Ballad
Writing a Ballad
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Writing a Ballad
The legend of Robin Hood was passed down through ballads. After reading about him, you and your child can try writing a ballad of your own!
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Fifth Grade Poetry Worksheets and Printables

Poetry is a wonderful way for students to get creative, express their thoughts, and practice writing descriptively. With our fifth grade poetry worksheets, your students will get acquainted with reading poems and writing their own. Introduce your students to rhyme schemes, techniques for creating rhythm, and figurative language tools like hyperbole. Our fifth grade poetry worksheets even guide students through writing ballads, haiku, and limericks!