Traditional Poems: Definition & Examples


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A traditional poem is one that:

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1. As opposed to traditional poems, contemporary poems:

2. Which of these is NOT a type of traditional poem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of traditional poems. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of characteristics and examples of traditional poems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Definition of a traditional poem
  • Characteristics of contemporary poems
  • Example(s) of traditional poems
  • Common poetic meter found in traditional poems

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related humanities lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding traditional poems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about contemporary poems

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the lesson Traditional Poems: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the defining characteristics of traditional poems
  • Contrast traditional poetry with contemporary poetry
  • Identify examples of traditional poems
  • Know important works and authors