Haiku Poetry: Lesson for Kids


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Haiku poems originated in _____

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1. A haiku can have exactly _____ lines.

2. Haikus must have the exact number of syllables in each line. What is the correct pattern of syllables?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Haiku poems can be a lot of fun to create and read. In this quiz and worksheet, you can make sure you understand their traits by answering questions about haiku-related facts and examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on haiku poetry is made up of questions on:

  • Where haiku poems originated
  • How many lines a haiku can have
  • The correct syllable pattern in a haiku
  • How many syllables the word 'excited' has

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of haikus to identify what's wrong with an example poem
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you remember important information from the lesson on the characteristics of haiku poems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of syllables to count how many there are in a given word

Additional Learning

If you're curious about haiku poetry, you can read the lesson titled Haiku Poetry: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will help you learn about the following:

  • The difference between haikus and longer poems
  • The definition of syllable
  • What haikus are generally used for