Shel Silverstein's Poems: Lesson for Kids


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Which words do NOT describe Shel Silverstein's poems?

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1. What is the best definition of moods when it is used to describe poetry?

2. What is the BEST example of a characteristic of Shel Silverstein's poems?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What were Shel Silverstein's poems and illustrations like? You will need to be familiar with this type of information in order to correctly answer the questions in this quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, you will be asked about:

  • Ways to describe Silverstein's poems and illustrations
  • The definition of 'moods' in relation to poetry
  • The characteristics of Silverstein's poetry
  • The titles of some of Silverstein's poetry works

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as how Shel Silverstein's poems and illustrations can best be described
  • Defining a key concept- show that you understand the meaning of the word 'moods' when it is used to describe poetry
  • Information recall - remember the titles of some of Shel Silverstein's works
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to explain the characteristics of Silverstein's poetry

Additional Learning

If you have enjoyed trying this quiz and want to learn more about this poet and illustrator, use the lesson called Shel Silverstein's Poems: Lesson for Kids. You will read:

  • The names of some of Silverstein's strange creations
  • What themes Silverstein has explored in his poems
  • Excerpts or parts of some of Silverstein's poems