Poetry Writing Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RF.4.4.B-RF.5.4.B

Core Standard

Writing poetry is often a complete mystery to many young writers. The goal of poetry is to help the reader capture the experience you are working to portray. The first goal is to understand what you what the reader to encounter and then you plot the journey to get them there. Poetry is often bathed in the use of imaginary using metaphors and similes. A tip that worked will for me is to always focus on using concrete words rather than abstract words. Students will practice writing various forms of poetry with these worksheets.