Poetry Terms Lesson for Kids


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'The leaves danced in the wind' is an example of what literary term?

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1. Which one of the following sentences is a hyperbole?

2. 'Pretty Pauly the parrot perched on the porch' is a/an _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will help you check your understanding of poetry terms. Some terms you will be quizzed over include hyperbole and metaphor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help you see what you know about:

  • An example of a metaphor
  • The meaning of hyperbole
  • Reading a sentence or phrase, like 'fast like a cheetah', and choosing what it's an example of

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember the information you gained about what a metaphor is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different poetry terms
  • Interpreting information - read and remember information correctly about an example of a hyperbole

Additional Learning

Go over more information about these terms using the lesson called Poetry Terms Lesson for Kids. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Review the most commonly used terms in poetry
  • Learn what hyperboles are used for
  • Look at examples of metaphors
  • Know how to use your new knowledge to better understand poetry