'I Wish...' Poem: Examples and Format


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When writing an 'I Wish...' poem what is an ideal length?

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1. Please select the answer that is NOT correct in relation to 'I Wish...' poems:

2. What type of poetry is an 'I Wish...' poem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'I Wish...' poems are expressions of dreams and desires through verse, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the form. You will be assessed on characteristics of an 'I Wish' poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will test you on your understanding of the following characteristics of 'I Wish' poems:

  • Ideal length
  • Type of poetry
  • Who can write one
  • Important poetic elements

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 ideal length and author of an 'I Wish' poem
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about essential elements of this type of poetry

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson called 'I Wish...' Poem: Examples and Format. This lesson will teach you more about writing poetry by covering the following objectives:

  • Understand the typical format of an 'I Wish' poem
  • Identify the purpose of an 'I Wish' poem and how that influences the writer and audience of this type of poetry
  • Read examples of 'I Wish' poems to learn how to write one