Types of Poems – Poetry Targeted Practice Unit – Printable & Digital



⭐️Explore the different types of poems with this digital & printable Types of Poems Targeted Practice unit. 2nd – 4th grade students discover and learn about poetry styles and different types of poems by reading various poems and completing activities as they explore each style.


⭐️Questions, activities, and assessments are all targeted toward the central skill of identifying and understanding different styles of poetry. An assessment and answer key is also included.


⭐️This resource is designed for 2nd – 4th grade. Poems are selected and illustrations and images are designed to engage students of all levels and interests throughout this bandwidth.


⭐️This Types of Poems Targeted Practice resource contains a digital version. The digital resources are accessible via links for Google Slides and Google Forms and require access to Google Drive.


What’s Included?

1. How to Use this Resource

2. Types of Poems Chart

3. Free Verse

  • Poster
  • Fog By Carl Sandburg
  • A Jellyfish By Marianne Moore
  • The 100th Day of School (Original)

4. Rhymed Verse

  • Poster
  • Trees By Joyce Kilmer
  • The Eagle By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Who Has Seen the Wind? By Christina Rossetti

5. Haiku

  • Poster
  • Over the Wintry By Natsume Sōseki
  • In the Twilight Rain By Matsuo Bashō
  • Summer Greeting (Original)

6. Limerick

  • Stylish By Edwin C. Ranck
  • Book of Nonsense Limerick 27 By Edward Lear
  • A Flea and a Fly in a Flue By Ogden Nash

7. Other Types of Poems (1 Page Worksheets)

  • Cinquain
  • Ode
  • Diamante
  • Acrostic

8. Elements of Poetry (Prompts)

  • Repetition
  • Alliteration
  • Similes and Metaphors
  • Personification
  • Imagery
  • Rhyme Patterns
  • Syllables
  • Rhythm

9. Types of Poetry Assessment



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