Abstract Poetry Lesson for Kids: Definition & Symbolism


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Using an object, person, animal, or even a color or sound to represent an idea or quality is called _____.

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1. How is an abstract poem like describing a dream?

2. Which one of the following in not a quality of an abstract poem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet tests what you remember about the features of abstract poetry. You'll be asked how to describe abstract poetry and the qualities of this type of literature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of:

  • What it's called when you use something like an object or color to represent an idea or quality
  • How abstract poetry is like describing a dream
  • Qualities of an abstract poem
  • What it means that abstract poems are 'open for interpretation'

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about how abstract poetry is like trying to describe a dream
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the qualities of an abstract poem
  • Making connections - use your understanding of abstract poems to explain why you may need to read them more than once

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, you can look in the provided lesson, Abstract Poetry Lesson for Kids: Definition & Symbolism. This lesson covers more information about:

  • How the title of abstract poetry can differ from other works
  • Example of an abstract poem
  • How abstract poems allow for different interpretations
  • What 'concrete' means when talking about word choice