Why Is Poetry Important?


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1. How can poetry help build community?

2. Poetry can help with literacy because it _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Poetry is a powerful form of writing, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of its importance. You will learn the benefits of studying and writing poetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The intellectual benefits of poetry
  • The cultural importance of poetry
  • Uses of poetry

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the connection between emotions and poetry.
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how poetry assists with literacy instruction

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the accompanying lesson called Why is Poetry Important? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the intellectual and cultural benefits of poetry
  • Understand how poetry can be used in education
  • Discuss the connection between emotions and poetry