Lyrical Poetry: Lesson for Kids


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What is the SAME about a sonnet and a haiku poem?

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1. Mood can be shown in lyrical poems. What words can show a writer's mood in a poem?


What kind of lyrical poem is this?

The flowers so bright

Their beautiful scent so nice

In bloom feels just right

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you love lyrical poetry, you should have no problem acing this quiz. You will be asked about the similarities between a sonnet and a haiku, as well as words that can show a writer's mood in a poem. You can also find questions about other types of lyrical poems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics appear on this quiz and worksheet:

  • Sonnets
  • Haikus
  • Words describing the mood of a poem
  • Examples of lyrical poems

Skills Practiced

  • Compare and contrast - compare sonnets to haiku
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about other types of poems
  • Making connections - see how mood can be used in a poem

Additional Learning

For more poetry material, check out the lesson titled Lyrical Poetry: Lesson for Kids. There, you can look up the following topics:

  • The origins of lyrical poetry
  • Different types of moods
  • The format of haiku