Poetry Worksheets and Printables

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Earth Day Bingo Board
Earth Day Bingo Board
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Earth Day Bingo Board
From nature hunts and rock painting to recycled art and poetry writing, these activities combine scientific exploration with arts and crafts projects.
Preschool
Science
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Nature Walk Acrostic Poems
Nature Walk Acrostic Poems
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Nature Walk Acrostic Poems
This worksheet explains to kids what an acrostic poem is, and then challenges them to write an acrostic poem that describes each word provided.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Narrative Poetry
Narrative Poetry
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Narrative Poetry
Help your child learn to navigate narrative poetry, then write their own poem, in this super-fun narrative poetry worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Limerick
Write a Limerick
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Write a Limerick
If your child likes to rhyme, have him try this fun style by using the format of poet Edward Lear.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Earth Day Acrostic Poem
Earth Day Acrostic Poem
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Earth Day Acrostic Poem
This simple acrostic template for Earth Day makes it easy for kids of all abilities to pen a poem about the planet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Family Acrostic Poem
Family Acrostic Poem
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Family Acrostic Poem
An acrostic poem is one of the most easy and rewarding ways for younger children to write poetry. Fill in the blanks to spell out "family".
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole in Poetry
Hyperbole in Poetry
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Hyperbole in Poetry
Read this silly, rhyming poem and find examples of hyperbole!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cinquain Poems
Cinquain Poems
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Cinquain Poems
Not all poetry is about rhyming and rhythm! Have some fun writing cinquain poems with your child, short poems based on parts of speech.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write a Haiku
Write a Haiku
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Write a Haiku
Take a stab at haiku poetry with this free-form haiku writing worksheet. All you need is imagination and a pen!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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.
5th grade
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing a Poem
Analyzing a Poem
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Analyzing a Poem
The Analyzing a Poem graphic organizer supports students with specific questions to help them understand a poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compose a Haiku
Compose a Haiku
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Compose a Haiku
Find out if you've got a little haiku master on your hands with our haiku worksheet. A simple poetry form, a haiku is perfect for beginning writers.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Diamante Poems
Diamante Poems
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Diamante Poems
Got a budding poet under your wing? Help them practice parts of speech by writing a diamante poem, or a diamond poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Own Limerick
Write Your Own Limerick
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Write Your Own Limerick
Our limerick worksheet is sure to tickle your kid's funny bone! This limerick exercise teaches her how to write a limerick.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Haiku Poetry
Haiku Poetry
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Haiku Poetry
Budding writers can find their inner zen and build creative writing skills by practicing some haiku poetry.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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.
5th grade
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.
4th grade
Social studies
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School Acrostic Poem
School Acrostic Poem
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School Acrostic Poem
Acrostic poems are a fun, easy introduction to poetry. Learn about what makes a good acrostic poem and try writing one about school!
1st grade
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.
5th grade
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!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Poetry Worksheets and Printables

Inspiration is ready to strike with our poetry worksheets and printables! With activities suited to all ages and levels, these poetry worksheets are a great way to get your students excited for creative writing. Beginners will love completing acrostic and fill-in-the-blank poems, while more advanced students learn about rhyme, meter, figurative language, more complex structures, and even famous poets from history!