Poetry Worksheets

Give your kids an early introduction to the world of rhythm, meter and words – poetry! JumpStart’s poetry worksheets are fun exercises in the art of writing and help the little learners develop a keen interest in the subject. Browse through our extensive range of free and printable poetry worksheets and let your kids have fun while they learn the magic of words.

How do poetry worksheets help to read a poem?

There can be a number of poetry worksheets for each grade from kindergarten to the tenth. Worksheets on nursery rhymes like ‘Ba, Ba, black sheep’, ‘Little Miss Muppet’, Johnny, Johnny’ to more serious poems like ‘An Ode to Nightingale’, ‘The Solitary Reaper’, and ‘Daffodils’ teach kids to appreciate poetry and its nuances. Poetry readers often make the gross mistake of trying to decode a poem at the very first reading. Or if they don’t, they conveniently conclude something is wrong with them or with the poem. Worksheets on poetry intervene at this juncture and help readers and students appreciate poetry the way it’s supposed to be. Most often, the worksheets deal with a small portion of a poem or a singular feature of a poem, like the worksheet ‘Poetic Device Quiz’ helping readers analyze it step by step. However they also teach students and budding little poets to write poems too! In other words, poetry worksheets are poetry teachers incarnate!

Free Poetry Worksheets for Kids

Kids and poetry go together like peanut butter and jelly. This natural affinity begins when your baby hears his first lullaby; grows when he is introduced to nursery rhymes and rhyming bedtime stories; and progresses when he reads some of the finest poems in the English language. Help your child understand, appreciate and even write poetry with our fun poetry worksheets for kids.

From acrostic poems to rhymes to haiku, JumpStart’s poetry comprehension worksheets are essential exercises in helping kids understand the intricacies of the English language. Familiarize your kids with poetic devices as well poets with our poem worksheets for kids. Choose from our large selection of fun, free and printable poetry worksheets for kids now!

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