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Middle School Junior High Poetry Printable Worksheets

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  • Suggestions for performances based on poems found in Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends. Looking for a school play where everyone can shine? This may be your answer!
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Haiku (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Haiku (primary)'. Clear and easy instructions for this poetry form.
  • Use this 'Poetry: What is Poetry? (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: What is Poetry? (upper elem)'. In pairs, students answer a number of questions about what they think poetry is. Then, at the end of a poetry lesson (either text-based or teacher-created), students refer back to their original answers to measure what they have learned.
  • Students choose their favorite poems as the basis for a poetry anthology. This is a detailed list of expectations and a rubric.
  • Questions regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. The full text of Poe's poem is included.
  • Questions regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. The full text of Robert Service's poem is included.
  • Questions regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. The full text of Noyes's poem is included.
  • This unit contains three famous poems ("The Highwayman", "Annabel Lee", and "The Cremation of Sam McGee") which address the topic of death. Questions for each poem regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. An introduction to basic poetry terms is included, to enable students to answer the questions and discuss the poems.
  • Four bookmarks with the poem "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Emotions (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Emotions (upper elem)'. General emotions poetry form and a happy poem activity. Includes instructions for brainstorming words and writing poems.
  • Use this 'Poetry: Dreams' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: Dreams'. Three activities to help students write poems about their dreams.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Kites - diamante (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Kites - diamante (primary/elem)'. Write a diamante poem about kites using this simple outline.
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Limerick (elem/ upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Limerick (elem/ upper elem)'. A fantastic how-to lesson that will get your students having fun writing their own limericks in no time. A great St. Patrick's Day tie-in!
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Ballad (elementary/ upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Ballad (elementary/ upper elem)'. This lesson helps students learn to write their own ballads. A great stand-alone lesson, or it can be used in conjunction with another unit.
  • Use this 'Rules and Practice: Rhetoric- Euphemisms (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Rules and Practice: Rhetoric- Euphemisms (middle school)'. Students learn about euphemisms by example, and then are encouraged to create their own.
  • Read the poem, identify the poetic devices (metaphor, etc.); then ponder and discuss questions to create greater understanding.
  • A poetry reading comprehension about a broken window.
  • Three wider bookmarks with the text of the poem "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae.
  • Use this 'Poetry: Write a Diamante Poem (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: Write a Diamante Poem (elem/upper elem)'. Explanation, example, template, worksheet for diamante poetry.

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  • PLEASE check other areas of the site for more MIDDLE SCHOOL materials. Many materials are multi-aged. Check out the theme units and teaching extras, book units, etc.